CCD raids gas black marketeering bakery


The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) raided a bakery selling domestic LP gas cylinders for Rs 9,260, which is more than the reatail price of a cylinder of gas.CCD officers carried out the raid in Kolonnawa.

CCD conducted the raid after receiving information that cylinders of gas were being sold at exorbitant prices in a bakery in Kolonnawa.

Officers found 40 cylinders of gas inside the bakery during the raid. The suspect had sold a cylinder of gas for Rs 9,260. The suspect was arrested by CCD officers and later referred to the Consumer Affairs Authority for further investigation.

BY Keerthi Mendis