Four with 24 ki­los of veni­son run in by STF

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY ATULA BANDARA

A group of four sus­pects in­clud­ing an agri­cul­tural re­search and pro­duc­tion of­fi­cer, and a Divineguma de­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer who had in their posses­sion 24 ki­los of veni­son were taken into cus­tody by the STF on Wed­nes­day evening (15) dur­ing a raid at Wa­halkada in the Horow­pathana po­lice area.

A team of STF of­fi­cers from Pul­mude, Ke­betigollewa, and Kelepuliyanku­lam camps car­ried out the raid on a tip off re­ceived from the pub­lic. The agri­cul­tural re­search of­fi­cer had in his posses­sion 6 ki­los of veni­son, the Divineguma de­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer 6ki­los, and the other two men 6 ki­los each.

Po­lice said the agri­cul­tural re­search and de­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer had been at­tached to the Horow­pathana of­fice of the Agrar­ian Ser­vices Depart­ment.

The sus­pects and the case pro­duc­tions were handed over to Horow­pathana po­lice for fur­ther ac­tion.

They were to be pro­duced be­fore Kebithigollewa Mag­is­trate yes­ter­day af­ter­noon.

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