Paddy, sugar hoarders in Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts nabbed | Daily News

Paddy, sugar hoarders in Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts nabbed

About 198 unregistered rice mill owners and 67 large scale traders who had hoarded paddy and sugar were nabbed during the past three days in the Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts by the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) Officers.

Accordingly, 8,500 metric tons of sugar and 560,000 Kgs of paddy had been seized and 89 errant businessmen had been dealt with under the law. Kurunegala District CAA senior investigation officer R.M. Herath told Daily News yesterday (03) that 489 officers of the CAA participated in conducting these raids.


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