The Police have busted an attempt made to smuggle out a congisnment of oyster shells.
The Mundalama Police, on a tip off recovered 72,000 oyster shells that were to be smuggled out to India. The shells had been brought to the location from Pulmuddai. The shells had been concealed with the intention of smuggling them into India covertly from Ngombo via Kalpitiya. The Police said that it is a serious offence to illegally retrieve or possess oyster shells.