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17 arrested for illegal sand mining

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 9, 2019 18:57

17 arrested for illegal sand mining

Police have arrested 17 suspects who have been mining sand illegally in Maaduru-oya.

Police say that the illegal sand racket has been conducted for some time near Mahiyanganaya – Kukula-pola village.

Racketeers have engaged in the illegal sand mining, damaging the environment after entering the Maaduru-oya national Wild Life Park through the elephant fence.

Mahiyanganaya Police have arrested 17 suspects along with four sand tractors.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 9, 2019 18:57

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