Police seize nearly 8,000 kg of tea dust in Ambalangoda

Police seize nearly 8,000 kg of tea dust in Ambalangoda

Police seize nearly 8,000 kg of tea dust in Ambalangoda

Written by Staff Writer

11 Jan, 2016 | 10:56 am

The Police Special Task Force has seized 7,985 kg of tea dust and arrested two suspects in Aandadola, Ambalangoda.

One suspect was arrested by the Police Special Task force while transporting 3,204 kg of tea dust. Later, 4,781 kg of tea dust were found in two separate storage facilities after the suspect was interrogated. Police stated that along with the two suspects, the lorry that was used to transport the tea was also seized.

The arrested individuals are residents of Ambalangoda, and they are due to be produced before the Balapitiya Magistrate Court on Monday, Jan. 11.

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