Galle Police arrested 9 persons traveling in 3 vehicles with 3 swords on Sunday (10).
One of the suspects was a 16-year-old student, who was to sit for GCE (O/L) exam, which started today (12).
Police took into custody a van and 2 cars used by the suspects.
They were arrested while roaming nearby a hotel in Galle, following a tip-off.
The suspects were produced before courts and then released on bail, the Galle Police said.