Three arrested with 800kg of smuggled turmeric | Daily News


Three arrested with 800kg of smuggled turmeric

Naval personnel attached to Vijaya Navy Force in Kalpitiya arrested three suspects illegally transporting 800 kilograms of turmeric by lorry, last Sunday.

The suspects have been identified as residents of the same area. Moreover, naval personnel stated that the seized haul is worth Rs.3 million. The total turmeric seized through raids by Kalpitiya naval and police personnel during the past three weeks is worth Rs.500 million, a senior police chief stated.

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