Removing forest gravel: Court fines three suspects
The magistrate who released the back-hoe to the owners which was used by the suspects. He confiscated the stock of gravel
BY KARUNARATNE DISSANAYAKE
Three suspects who pleaded guilty of removing gravel from a state forest and causing a loss of revenue amounting to Rs.104,040 to the government were fined Rs.179,040 and sentenced to six months simple imprisonment by the Kekirawa Magistrate.
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