Sapugaskanda Police, on 8 June, seized a stock of 365 litres of diesel which had been concealed at the back of a trade stall.
The Police also arrested the owner of the stall.
According to the Police, a barrel and nine plastic cans of diesel were found with 180 litres of diesel from the barrel and 185 litres of diesel in the plastic cans.
The owner of the trade stall has been identified as a Sapugaskanda resident and he is to be produced in the Mahara Chief Magistrate’s Court.
By K. Duminda – Biyagama