A suspect has been arrested and 15500kg disposal tea leaves seized in a round up at an illegally operated tea factory in Batapola Kahapitiya area.
The HIRU News reporter stated that the round up was carried out by the Galle Police Special Task Force (STF) officials yesterday night.
They also have seized 35 kg ash limestone which was kept to be mixed with disposal tea leaves. The officials of the Galle branch of Sri Lanka Tea Board have taken tea samples produced in the above tea factory.
(Photo Credits - Deepal Silva)