Over 1000 Kilos of rice unsuitable for consumption discovered in a raid at Ambalantota

Over 1000 Kilos of rice unsuitable for consumption discovered in a raid at Ambalantota

Over 1000 Kilos of rice unsuitable for consumption discovered in a raid at Ambalantota

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

12 Mar, 2018 | 4:26 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – 1,500 kilograms of rice unsuitable for consumption has been discovered during a raid carried out in the Hungama Deniya area in Ambalantota.

The raid was conducted by public health officials of Ambalanthota following a tip-off received.

The rice had been coloured in a manner not suitable for consumption and released to the market.

The owner of the rice mill was produced before the Agunukolapallessa magistrate along with the stock of rice seized.

The Magistrate ordered a report on the rice mill to be produced in court tomorrow (March 13).


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