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23 arrested for dumping garbage in Kelani River

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About 23 people including 13 women were arrested by the police for dumping garbage into the Kelani River and Bolgoda Reservoir last night, Police said.

The arrests were made during a raid conducted by the police personnel attached to the Police Naval Units in Peliyagoda, Kospelana and Moratumodara.  The suspect were residents of Peliyagoda and Moratuwa. They were handed over to the Peliyagoda and Moratuwa police stations for further investigations.

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  • mm Saturday, 05 November 2016 12:06 PM

    in Battaramulla area the garbage hasnt been collected for two weeks. people are finding it hard to keep the garbage for so long as they have limited space. now most of the people have dumped on the pavements again via DM iOS App

    seqi Saturday, 05 November 2016 12:27 PM

    There is a need for adult education via DM Android App

    Yeti Saturday, 05 November 2016 07:28 PM

    Dehiwala and Mount Lavinia beaches are also famous dumping ground for garbage and those culprits know that it's an offense to do so!

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