Legal action has been initiated against 16 persons who illegally dumped garbage on the road.
The Wellampitiya Police have indicted the suspects in the Colombo Magistrate’s Court. They are charged with violating environmental laws by disposing of garbage on the main road.
Meanwhile, cases have been filed against owners of nine shops in the Kotte area who sold exposed food items. The raids were carried out by the Public Health Inspector in the Kotte Urban area.