A tension triggered last afternoon between the police STF and residents at Kuttikarachchi in Kinniya.
This situation had cropped up when an STF team and a team Wildlife officials came to apprehend four carts which were felling trees and transporting timber from the Chunnakkaadu forest in Kuttikarachchi without permit.
Residents who had kept watch on the way while these carts and four persons were apprehended and were being taken had attacked the security forces with stones and clubs.
However, The police apprehended 4 persons along with 4 carts.
The police media spokesman’s office said that