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Illegal TV Station raided

Jan 5, 2011 11:13:51 AM - itnnews.lk

The Police have raided an illegal Cable Television Station that was operating in Nawalapitiya.

The TV Station had been operating in a house of an Estate labourer in the Kadiyallana town in Nawalapitiya. The Nawalapitiya Police have arrested a 26 year old youth. The main suspect was taken into custody along with receivers, amplifiers, modulators and multi-start power injectors. Its value exceeds 200,000 rupees. About 50 houses had been granted cable TV connections via this illegal TV station. The Police said that it had been operating in the Nawalapitiya area targeting the up-country Tamils. The suspect along with the accessories was due to be produced before the Nawalapitiya Magistrate’s Court.