Police seize 4,000 litres of petrol being illegally transported

Police seize 4,000 litres of petrol being illegally transported

August 15, 2022   11:57 am

Puttalam Police have seized 4,000 litres of petrol being illegally transported in a freezer truck in the Kalladiya area on the Puttalam-Kurunegala road.

This large consignment of petrol was found in a lorry en route to Mannar from Anamaduwa.

The driver of the lorry is reportedly a 32-year-old resident of the Mannar area. The bowser truck that supplied this petrol stock has also been taken into police custody in the area of Anamaduwa.

The suspect is slated to be produced before the Puttalam Magistrate’s Court later today.

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