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Pictured here is a section of the fleet of more than 50 state-owned vehicles, including bullet-proof limousines, seized by police from an open patch of land in Colombo. The vehicles belonging to the presidential secretariat were amongst a fleet of 128 not returned after President Mahinda Rajapaksa was defeated in this month’s elections.

COLOMBO, Jan 23, 2015 (AFP) -

Bullet-proof limousines among 53 missing vehicle haulBullet-proof limousines among 53 missing vehicle haul

Sri Lanka’s police Friday seized a fleet of more than 50 state-owned vehicles, including bullet-proof limousines, that were not returned after president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s toppling in this month’s elections.

A police spokesman said 53 vehicles belonging to the presidential secretariat had been recovered from an open patch of land in Colombo as part of efforts to track down 128 vehicles that disappeared after the January 8 polls.

"We are conducting investigations on how these 53 vehicles ended up at this yard," Ajith Rohana told AFP.
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