The Nikawaratiya police have launched an investigation against the Nikawaratiya Pradeshiya Secretary after he was found to have kept a pile of illegally sawn timber in his possession.
The police had conducted a search of the premises of the Nikawaratiya Pradeshiya Secretary Chandana Kumara Wanninayaka which is being constructed at present near the Nikawaratiya Budumuththawa road after receiving a tip.
There the police had confiscated a pile of Mee and Palu timber pile up near the house.
When summoned to the site and questioned by the police, the Nikawaratiya Pradeshiya Secretary had stated that this is conspiracy against him.
Speaking to our news team Police Media Spokesperson SP Ajith Rohana stated that an investigation is underway to uncover how the pile of timber came to be near the residence of the Nikawaratiya Pradeshiya Secretary.
Meanwhile the Nikawaratiya police states that the facts will be presented before the courts as well.