7 persons arrested for illegal sand mining

Friday, 20 March 2015 - 17:19

Police arrested 7 persons today at Thelulla area in Wellawaaya for illegal sand mining.

According to the police media sources, police seized 3 backhoes, and 5 tippers used for transporting sand during a raid conducted in the area.

The suspects have been released on police bail and advised to appear before Wellawaaya court on the 24th of this month.