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Wednesday, 13 July 2016 - 14:17
13 arrested for illegal mining in the Mahaweli River
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The Police Special Task Force has arrested 13 people over violation of license conditions while mining for sand in the Mahaweli River this morning.

Following a tipoff the arrest was made by the STF in Dunuwila area in Wilgamuwa.

The police has also taken 13 tractors the suspects used to transport the sand.

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