A suspect has been arrested in the Nilaveli area with the explosives being transported illegally.
The suspect was arrested during a joint operation conducted by the Navy and the Nilaveli Police.
The suspect had been transporting 27 explosives called water gel and 500 non-electric detonators in a three wheeler.
The explosives were found during a search operation conducted during a search operation conducted on the suspect three wheeler.
The 28 year old suspect residing in the Nilaveli area has been handed over to the Nilaveli Police for further legal action along with the seized equipment.