Anuradhapura police arrested three more Sinhala youth yesterday (7) on information given by the two Sinhalese men, who were arrested earlier at Basawakkulama in Anuradhapura with two automatic rifles and ammunition.
The three youth were arrested at Devanampiyatissa Pura and Basawkkulama. They had undergone firearms and military training at Mulathivu and Kilinochchi, police said.
One of them runs a bookie and travels constantly between Anuradhapura and Colombo.
Further investigations are being carried out.