Sunday, 05 April 2015 - 8:44
Large scale racket of selling Petrol mixed with Kerosene uncovered; Already supplied to some sheds
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.