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Police Raid Illegal TV Stations

Feb 20, 2011 7:49:33 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The Police have raided two television stations that were operating illegally in the Eastern Province.

The television stations have been operating in Akkaraipattu and Thirukkovil in the Ampara District.

The police have said that the television station in Akkaraipattu had charged a monthly rental of Rs. 350 in addition to a standing charge of 3,000 from viewers.

The station had also broad casted 16 programmes.

The police have said that three suspects have been taken into custody from the two television stations.