Illegal timber racket busted | Daily News

Illegal timber racket busted

A lorry transporting illegal timber along with seven suspects were arrested at Alupathgala in Dambagalla Police area by a team of Police officials attached to Dambagalla Police acting on a tip-off on December 6.

According to Police, there were Teak and Suriyamara timber worth around Rs. twenty lakhs and they were hidden among the sacks of Paddy chaff. The suspects were residents of Buttala and Medagama.

The suspects along with the load of timber were produced before Moneragala Magistrate's Court on December 6. Dambagalla Police are investigating. 


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