A find of Rs. 160,000 imposed on 8 persons who engaged in illegal gem mining

Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 15:19

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Eight persons who engaged in unauthorized gem mining at the Gawarawila stream – Maskeliya have been fined Rs. 160,000.

They were taken into custody by the Maskeliya Police on the 6 of this month while engaged in gem mining by the Maskeliya Police and later released on Police bail.

Later when they were produced before the Magistrate of Hatton Jeyaram Trotsky, he ordered them to be released on a fine of Rs. 20,000 each, which was Rs. 160,000 overall. 



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