Two persons were arrested by the police at Rotawala, Ambalanthota area, for possessing over 200 kg of sandalwood logs.
Investigations have revealed that the load of sandalwood has been stocked to be transported to Moneragala and Ampara areas.
Ambalanthota Police noted that the value of the seized sandalwood has not been estimated so far.
According to the police investigations, the two suspects have felled the sandalwood trees grown in lands at Ambalanthota area at night and stocked them to be sold later.
Ambalanthota Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.
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