A stock of fertilizer that was to be distributed at the subsidized rate has been seized by the Polonnaruwa Police while it was being transported illegally.
The stock was seized at Manampitiya in Polonnaruwa. There were 40 bags of fertilizer that were to be distributed among the cultivators of the Mahaweli B Zone under the Mahinda Chinthana. The fertilizer bags had been concealed tactically. These were being transported to Kuliyapitiya. The Police said a bag of fertilizer has been sold at 500 rupees.