Raids are continuously being carried out to nab traders who sell rice at higher prices. 11 more traders were produce in courts in Nuwara Eliya.
The Nuwara Eliya Consumers Authority carried out the raid in Bogawantalawa area. The traders are reported to have sold a kilo of Nadu at 80 rupees and Samba between 90 and 100 rupees. Soft drinks were also examined during the raid. The Consumers Authority in Nuwara Eliya has carried out around 1500 raids in the District. Fines totalling two million rupees were imposed on the culprits.