The military police has begun an investigation into three soldiers arrested by the police yesterday dressed in civvies and with weapons in their possession.
A statement by the Ministry of Defence said that the military police had launched the investigation as soon as the army headquarters was informed of the arrest.
The three soldiers had been arrested while travelling in a van in Mirihana. The Ministry of Defence said that if found guilty, action will be taken against the three soldiers in accordance with army regulations. (Colombo Gazette)