20mn Rupees worth of Sugar unsuitable for consumption seized

Thursday, 03 January 2013 - 19:25


Sugar unsuitable for consumption worth nearly 20 million rupees was discovered while lying at a storage facility in the Wallampitiya area today, during a raid carried out by the Special Raids Department of the Consumer Affairs Authority.


According to operations in charge of the CAA Pradep Kaluthraarachchi, the discovery had been based on a tip off received from the Kaluthara area.


A total of 188,750 kg's of Sugar had been seized by the department.