Cops try to bypass fuel queue in N. Eliya


A tense situation erupted at the LIOC petrol station in Nuwara Eliya, after Police Officers tried to obtain fuel without queuing.

The Nuwara Eliya Police had issued tokens to customers who had been waiting in line for days to get petrol, and the token stated that fuel was limited to motorcycles, three-wheelers, and other petrol vehicles.

Following the tense situation, a Chief Inspector arrived at the scene and took steps to remove these Police Officers.

By Neeta Pathma Kumari – Norwood