The police found a lorry transporting 2296 kg disposal tea leaves (Kasala Tea/Rubbish Tea) in southern highway violating licensed law.
Baddegama interchange police officers stated that three suspects were arrested.
They were residents of Hemmathagama and Welamboda area aged 25, 29 and 45.
It is revealed that the disposal tea leaf load has been added preservatives and packed at Kandy to be distributed to the market.
A year ago on 2014.11.06 a lorry with a load of disposal tea leaves (Kasala Tea/Rubbish Tea) was seized at the same place states the southern highway interchange police.
(Photo Credits - Ravindra Chandralal-Hiniduma)