Four individuals have been arrested along with 2,465 litres of fuel during a special operation carried by Police yesterday to identify individuals illegally storing and selling fuel.
Issuing a statement, the Police Media Division said 400 litres of petrol and 2,065 litres of diesel were seized during the raid out of which 1,660 litres of diesel were located from the Western Province.
Accordingly, a total of 1,439 suspects have been arrested during 1,489 raids carried during the past few weeks.
Police said a total of 63,812 litres of petrol, 198,962 litres of diesel and 22,744 litres of kerosene have been seized thus far.
Police said legal action will be taken against all suspects.