Gas cylinder racketeers arrested


Nawalapitiya Police arrested two individuals who were involved in a racket where they had sold domestic gas cylinders illegally. Police said the suspects are residents of the Kithulkotte and Imbulpitiya areas in Nawalapitiya.

According to the Police, the suspects had taken away 16 gas cylinders of 12.5 kilos and five kilos on the pretext of conducting an alms giving at home. They had then sold the cylinders at prices ranging 10,000 to 15,000 rupees.

By Neeta Pathma Kumari – Norwood