Tip-off leads to recovery of ammo cache at Colombo building

Sri Lanka Police today (14) recovered 205 rounds of live ammunition from a building at Bristol Street in Colombo.

The raid was launched based on a tip-off received by the Colombo Fort Police.

The contraband has been found hidden inside the lavatory of the said building after it was spotted by an employee.

A total of 176 rounds of T56 ammunition and 29 rounds of 9mm ammunition have been recovered by the investigating officers.

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) is assisting the investigations into the matter.