Two nabbed with turmeric
By Thameenah Razeek
The Police Special Task Force (STF) arrested two men, in Dematagoda, who were in possession of nearly 1.6kg of illegally imported turmeric.
The suspects and the stock of turmeric were seized along Baseline Road in a special operation conducted by the STF.
Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said the suspects were residents of Kandy and Wattala.
“Further investigations are continuing regarding the stock of turmeric. The lorry used to transport the turmeric was also seized,” he said.