The Welikanda police found two high powered claymore bombs in a house in Katuwanwila area on Wednesday night.
The owner of the house told police that the bombs were placed there by two home guards. The two home guards were subsequently arrested. They later had admitted that they were on the pay role of the LTTE, OIC Welikanda Police CI Padamasiri Perera said.
He said that the suspects had further revealed that the two bombs were to be used against the Karuna group.
The suspects were to be produced before the Magistrate last evening (4), police said.