Over 50 traders hoarding gas nabbed | Daily News


 

Over 50 traders hoarding gas nabbed

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has deployed about 1,200 investigation officers countrywide to nab traders hoarding gas cylinders in the hope of selling gas at higher rates.

Some 52 errant traders who had hoarded gas have been now arrested by CAA officials. The CAA has filed cases against these traders and the operation to nab such traders was launched on November 26, said W.E. Jayathilake, Kurunegala senior Divisional Secretary speaking to the Daily News in Kurunegala yesterday.


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