3 year-long timber racket raided; 2 arrested

3 year-long timber racket raided; 2 arrested

3 year-long timber racket raided; 2 arrested

Written by Staff Writer

19 Aug, 2019 | 5:58 pm

Colombo (News1st) –  A racket transporting timber from Ritigala forest reserve to Colombo was raided by the Police Special Forces in Labunoruwa yesterday. (August 18) The two arrested suspects are reported to be residents of Polgahawela and Melsiripura.

Following interrogations of the suspects, it was found that the supply of timber for construction work in Colombo had been continuing for approximately three years.

Further investigations regarding the arrested suspects are being conducted by the Kekirawa Police. The police stated that the suspects are to be produced before the Kekirawa Magistrate’s Court today.

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