Police raid alleged illegal operation in Galenbindunuwewa

A raid was carried out by Kahatagasdigiliya Police to thwart the operation of an allegedly illegal sand racket in the Wembuwewa lake in Galenbindunuwewa.

This raid was carried out after a tip-off was received by the police. One suspect was arrested while the other attempted to escape. The suspect is a resident of Galenbindunuwewa and is to be produced before the Anuradhapura Magistrate’s Court.

It was found out that the alleged illegal sand-mining operation had been in operation for several years.

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