A programme has been initiated to arrest people who dump garbage by the roadside within the Colombo Municipal Council limits.
The Police have taken measures to produce such individuals before Courts. So far eight persons who dumped garbage on the roadside have been arrested. Colombo Additional Magistrate Kumari Abeyratne fined them after they were produced before the Court. Six of them come under the purview of the Welikada Police Division. The Police have informed the Courts that such raids will be continued.