STF arrest two with tea sweepings
Photo and text K. Kishanthan (Hatton Corr)
The Special Task Force (STF) arrested two men and seized 2,755 kg of tea sweepings which they were transporting from a private tea factory in the Punduloya area on 22 February.
The tea sweepings were being taken from Agarapatana, Bopaththalawa to Gampola. According to Police, the suspects had been engaged in buying tea sweepings for a long time. The two men and the sweepings were handed over to the Pundaluoya Police for further investigation.