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Suspects in fertilizer racket held

Jan 13, 2011 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
An errant trader was arrested in Kekirawa along with two others who were repacking 57 fertilizer bags for sale which were issued by the government to farmers at a concessionary rate of Rs 350. According to the Police, a 50 kg fertilizer bag is bought by the traders at a rate of around Rs 800 from farmers and sold at Rs 3,500 after repacking. The Kekirawa Police on a tip off arrested three persons at Theruwewa, Nochchikulama in Kekirawa, while they were repacking the fertilizer bags. The suspect trader is a resident of Ganewalpola in Kekirawa.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2011/01/14/sec02.asp