Dimbula-Pathana Police seize 1000 L hidden Diesel

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Following a tip off, the Dimbula-Pathana Police yesterday (27) seized 1,000 litres of diesel from a wholesale business establishment in Kotagala, Hatton, on suspicion of the said this stock being hidden for selling at a higher price and arrested the owner of the business establishment.

During the preliminary investigation, the suspect had stated to Police that the stock of diesel was kept, as they were engaged in wholesale business and operate vehicles to transport goods and  other purposes to various parts of the country, including the Nuwara-Eliya District.

The police, while conducting further investigations are making arrangements to produce the suspect in court.

BY Naalir Jamaldeen