Large scale racket of selling Petrol mixed with Kerosene uncovered; Already supplied to some sheds

Sunday, 05 April 2015 - 8:44

The Police Special Task Force yesterday raided a large scale fuel racket carried out near the Kelani river in Raggaha-watte, Kaduwela.

The value of the stock of fuel confiscated was nearly 600,000 Rupees.

Following a tip off received by the STF, 3,300 Litres of petrol, 200 litres of diesel and 3,200 litres of kerosene were found.

A person was arrested and during questioning it was revealed that kerosene was mixed to petrol and was sold in a large scale at the venue, on Sundays.

The mastermind is to be arrested and investigations are currently underway.

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