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Ranjan Ramanayake arrested

United National Party MP and popular actor Ranjan Ramanayake was arrested last evening by the Colombo South Crimes division for failing to renew the licence of a weapon found in his possession. (Pic by Rukmal Gamage)
United National Party MP and popular actor Ranjan Ramanayake was arrested last evening by the Colombo South Crimes division for failing to renew the licence of a weapon found in his possession. (Pic by Rukmal Gamage)

UNP Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake was arrested following a raid at his official residence in Madiwela yesterday night.

The Colombo South Crimes Division conducted the raid last evening with a warrant issued by the Nugegoda Magistrate’s Court.

Early in the evening, the police checked a laptop, CDs and DVDs found in the politician’s residence. A pistol with a licence last issued in 2016 along with 127 9mm bullets and several suspicious documents were also taken into police custody, according to the Police Media Unit.

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