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Banned Polythene seized

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By ITN News Editor August 14, 2018 19:53

Banned Polythene seized

The Police have seized a stock of illegal polythene food wrappers worth around one million rupees from the Mirigama area.

The Government has recently banned non-sanitized polythene products.However, the Central Environmental Authority’s investigation division has reported that some unscrupulous traders will continue to issue such banned polythene products.Based on such information a factory producing large scale polythene food wrappers was raided in the Ellakkala area in Mirigama. It is reported that this factory had been producing polythene food wrappers utilizing banned material sans any permit.

The Consumer Affairs Authority seized a stock of polythene that was to be released to the market. The suspects were due to be produced in Courts. Director General of the Central Environment Authority Hemantha Jayasinghe said that such raids will continuously be carried out.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 14, 2018 19:53

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