14 arrested for mixing toxic substance to Keselgamuwa Oya

14 arrested for mixing toxic substance to Keselgamuwa Oya

14 arrested for mixing toxic substance to Keselgamuwa Oya

Written by Staff Writer

11 Feb, 2020 | 4:45 pm

Colombo (News 1st): 14 suspects who had mixed a toxic substance to the Keselgamu Oya with the intention of killing fish, have been arrested. On the 9th of February, a group of people from the Venture Estate in Norwood had added a poisonous substance to the Keselgamu Oya in order to kill off the fish in the Oya.

Our correspondent said many marine animals including fish within a vicinity of around 3 km had died as a result of the poisonous substance. The Police arrested the relevant suspects yesterday (Feb 10) and the day before (Feb 9).

 

Latest News