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Suspects nabbed while transporting teak sans permit

Police with the haul of teak. Picture by A. A. L. DIAS, Matale District Group Corr.

Galewela Police recently arrested a group of suspects transporting a haul of teak without the required legal documents. The suspects were arrested upon inspecting a lorry plying on the Moragolla – Dabagahamula road during the wee hours of Monday (2). The haul consisted of over 50 logs worth Rs. 300,000 that were concealed with a tarpaulin, police said.

Police are investigating.