270 sacks of subsidized fertilizer provided by the Government were seized at the Thrikona-maduwa Junction at Welikanda when being illegally transported.
The Welikanda Police seized the stock while being transported from Kalmuani to Kuliyapitiya. A lorry and a van were seized. Five suspects were apprehended. The fertilizer stock was being transported under the pretext of animal food. The suspects are to be produced before the Polonnaruwa District Court.