STF seizes largest ever haul of weapons belonging to underworld gang

The Police Special Task Force (STF) today seized the largest haul of firearms to be recovered from an underworld gang in Sri Lanka.

The cache of weapons belonging to an underworld gang connected to an imprisoned drug convict was seized during a raid conducted in the Pitipana area in Homagama.

The STF had received information on a stock of weapons belonging to the infamous drug lord ‘Gagana’ who is currently imprisoned.

Based on the tip-off, the STF had launched a special operation in the Pitipana area in Homagama this morning.

The officials were able to seize 12 T- 56 firearms from an underworld gang connected to the drug lord.

An associate of imprisoned drug convict ‘Gagana’ had also been arrested during the special operation.

The Police Special Task Force (STF) is conducting further investigations into the incident. (Newswire)