Fake fertilizer seized

14 February 2011 12:43 pm - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Welikanda police seized two hundred and seventy sacks each containing soil and rejected paddy instead of 50Kg’s of subsidized fertilizer, that were to be distributed to farmers in the Kalmunai area underthe Mahinda Chinthana policy.

Two suspects were arrested when the lorry was stopped at the Welikanda-Thrikonamadu police road block, police media spokesman SP Preshnatha Jayakody said.

The Welikanda police station informed the policemen at the road block about the transportation after information was gathered from the area that the fake fertilizer stock was to be transported to an undisclosed location.

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  • monk Tuesday, 15 February 2011 02:55 AM

    what happened to the real stuff

    mahesh Tuesday, 15 February 2011 04:00 AM

    This is the most serious issue we meet everyday well organized rob and this will directly affect for the future harvest ,as onion case in last year. We should identify these terrorists in the name of mother Sri lanka.These ppl can make really bad impact to the country than LTTE. Please, look after this and give a necessary reply

    Shyamali Tuesday, 15 February 2011 02:47 PM

    was a minister involved?

    perera Tuesday, 15 February 2011 07:58 AM

    fake fertilizer. just like the faka mahinda chintanaya or whatever itn is called

    Wara Tuesday, 15 February 2011 09:17 AM

    Yes, but people get caught now. Earlier everybody escape.

    lankaputha Monday, 14 February 2011 12:54 PM

    please, publish the names of the people behind the scene. As well, let them pay for 600 sacks of real fertilizer for the poor farmers.

    Geriatrix Monday, 14 February 2011 12:52 PM

    Deceit and Cheat.... That our motto!!!

    waseer Monday, 14 February 2011 01:06 PM

    who benefited from this chintanaya?..its a name only

    NAIDE POLONNARUWA Monday, 14 February 2011 01:10 PM

    I CANNOT HELP GETTING THE IMPRESSION THAT FAKE FERTILIZER WAS TO BE DISTRIBUTED UNDER MAHINDA CHINTANA. THIS COULD BE AN ACCIDENTAL 'WORD PLAY' ERROR AND HOPE NO ASPERSIONS WERE INTENDED .

    meranchi Monday, 14 February 2011 01:36 PM

    every step found cheating, corruption, in this situation when the people can enjoy asia wonder...?

    ruzaiki Monday, 14 February 2011 02:02 PM

    may be Kattankudy people involve

    channa Monday, 14 February 2011 02:21 PM

    Good job police....need to take action against those who discredit Government....


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