STF arrests one person for illegal stockpiling of fuel

STF arrests one person for illegal stockpiling of fuel

STF arrests one person for illegal stockpiling of fuel

Written by Amani Nilar

12 Apr, 2022 | 11:39 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Police Special Task Force has arrested a person in the Hendala-watte area in Wattala, for illegal stockpiling and sale of fuel at higher prices.

The 71-year-old resident of Hendala-watte was arrested based on a tip off.

According to Police, 30 litres and 750 millilitres of Petrol was seized from the possession of the suspect.

Our correspondents reported that long queues are seen at filling stations across the country since early this morning (12).

A protest was also staged obstructing the Nagoda Junction along the Galle – Mapalagama Main Road demanding for fuel.

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