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A large consignment of refuse tea had been seized by the Special Task Force (STF) from a lorry and two warehouses at Kelanimulla and Megoda Kolonnawa today.

Five suspects had also been arrested in this regard, the Police said. The consignment of refuse tea totaled 57,500 kgs.

Officials said the STF personnel seized 5,000 kgs refuse tea from a lorry this morning. Following interrogating the driver another stock 7,500 kgs of tea was recovered in a warehouse at Kelanimulla.

Another 45,000 kgs were discovered from a warehouse in Megoda, Kollonnawa.  

The STF said the refuse tea stock and the suspects had been handed over to the Wellampitiya Police.

The raid was carried out by the IP Nadeeka Silva on the instruction of STF Acting Commodore SSP Ranjith Perera.(DS)







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  • kayde Wednesday, 13 August 2014 08:54 AM

    Posing and working hard for his promotion after the debacle at Aluthgama. via DM Android App

    DP Tuesday, 12 August 2014 10:28 AM

    there is a market out there for this grade of tea............, so why not capitalise on it and make a few Rs. It all add up to the bottom line!!!!!!!

    Dee Tuesday, 12 August 2014 10:28 AM

    Good Job by 'Special Tea Force'

    Clement Wednesday, 13 August 2014 08:14 AM

    I am quite sure that unscrupulous businessman from the arabized community are involved in this illegal operation. Some of these reprobates have no concern for civilized law.

    Empulze Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:54 AM

    Mafia every where via DM Android App

    Athens Tuesday, 12 August 2014 08:33 AM

    Why should STF has to involve in these things......it has to be done by police isn't it.......


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