Another Ethanol stock recovered

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More than 74, 000 litres of Ethanol worth Rs. 82 million were taken into custody by the Customs officials at the Orugodawatte container yard this morning, customs media spokesman Lesly Gamini said.

Mr. Gamini said 224 barrels of Ethanol were recovered from 392 barrels which had been imported by a private firm declared as tar.

The government had lost a tax income of Rs. 112 million due to the fraud, Mr. Gamini said.

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  • investigator Wednesday, 04 December 2013 09:05 AM

    sri lanka is a paradize for theives now.all these multi million doller roberies doing by government connected political thieves.

    H B Pulle Wednesday, 04 December 2013 06:49 AM

    How many more will get transferred or killed?

    Ass--charya Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:19 AM

    There is a song called "Gangstas Paradise" by a rap singer. We should make that our National Anthem.

    Dingimahattaya Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:52 AM

    who is the culprit?


    Prakum Thursday, 05 December 2013 03:15 AM

    What happened to the previous stock which was cought?????????????

    Cobra Wednesday, 04 December 2013 11:10 AM

    By the way whatever happened to that earlier stock of ethonol and those responsible for its illegal import?

    Kay Parker Wednesday, 04 December 2013 08:04 AM

    Is it from the famous Cricketers Brothers factory???

    John Wednesday, 04 December 2013 11:55 AM

    Its a perpetual racket with such containers 'surfacing' on a 1:7 ratio and then the previous one vanishes into thin air?

    janaka Wednesday, 04 December 2013 05:17 PM

    good luck for government politician,

    Sirisena Wednesday, 04 December 2013 12:10 PM

    All will go to Petrol

    Kiris Baba Amaray Thursday, 05 December 2013 04:11 AM

    An important Minister is involved on this importation. An immediate investigation and action needed promptly over this issue.

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