Police find hidden fuel at CEYPETCO shed


Following a decision taken by Hettipola Police Station OIC Chief Inspector Wasantha Kumara, the Barampola, Hettipola CEYPETCO fuel station were inspected and 14,000 litres of fuel were found hidden in underground fuel tanks.

The OIC received a tip off that a large stock of fuel was hidden in underground fuel tanks at the fuel station which had prompted him to inspect the location along with Ceylon Petroleum Corporation officers.

The fuel had been distributed afterwards at the stipulated prices.

By Shakya Induwara (Kuliyapitiya)