The Police Special Task Force has arrested seven suspects involved in a scam to steal fuel from heavy duty vehicles being used during constructs of the Central Expressway.
The raid was conducted by the STF last evening in Veyangoda.
Police Media said Police seized five trucks and a bowser trailer.
The STF conducted the raid based on a tip off, that found five lorry drivers in the expressway project connected to the incident.
The suspects will be produced before the Attanagalla Magistrates Court.