The Chunnakam Police have arrested two suspects over possessing large stocks of fuel without a permit.
The duo was arrested during two raids carried by the Chunnakam Police based on a tip off. 1,670 litres of kerosene, 25 litres of diesel and 306 litres of petrol were found in the suspects their possession.
Police said the suspects, aged 49 and 51, are residents of Mylankadu and Chunnakam areas and will be produced before the Mallakam Magistrate’s Court today.
Meanwhile, Police also arrested another suspect from Embilipitiya for possessing 3,264 litres of diesel without a valid permit.
The Embilipitiya Magistrates Court ordered the 61 year old individual to be released on a surety bail worth Rs. 500,000.