Lorry driver transporting illegal timber arrested | Daily News

Lorry driver transporting illegal timber arrested

A lorry driver transporting mahogany logs without a license was arrested near the Nakiyadeniya Bridge on Tuesday, Yakkalamulla Police said.

The suspect had been transporting the contraband from a private land in Udumalagala to the Nakiyadeniya area. Police said that nine logs were seized from the lorry.

Two motorcyclists following the lorry had fled the scene when the police arrived. Investigations are continuing.