Suspect arrested; Six boats, tipper truck seized | Daily News
Sand mining racket busted

Suspect arrested; Six boats, tipper truck seized

Police Officers inspecting a sand mining area during the raid.
Police Officers inspecting a sand mining area during the raid.

Six boats and a tipper truck were seized and a suspect was arrested by Sooriyawewa Police in a raid on a large-scale sand mining racket along the Walawa River in Sooriyawewa, Bedigamtota.

The raid was carried out on a tip-off. The suspect, a 40-year-resident of the same area was handed over to Sooriyawewa Police.