STF nabs suspects possessing illicit fuel | Daily News

STF nabs suspects possessing illicit fuel

The Suriyawewa Police Special Task Force (STF) had recently taken into custody, two suspects along with a pick-up truck and 15,000 litres of diesel from an illicit filling station at Galwewa, Suriyawewa. Investigations revealed that the said filling station had been run with the use of fuel stolen from vehicles and machinery, stolen by employees attached to the Southern Expressway Extension Project, STF sources said.

The suspects had been handed over to Suriyawewa Police for further investigations. They were then produced before Hambantota Acting Magistrate S. Basnayaka, who released them on a surety bail of Rs. 200,000 each.



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