Sep 12, 2018

Man in robes arrested for illegal Kasippu production!

The Baduraliya Police had arrested a man in robes who was living in a mud hut in the jungle and distilling kasippu illegally on the pretext of meditating.

The police had arrested the suspect pretending to be a monk together with 187 ml of Kasippu and distilling equipment.

The raid was conducted by a group of police personnel from the Baduraliya Police headed by IP Munasinghe and the suspect was arrested in a jungle area in Haldola.

The suspect is scheduled to be handed over to the Mathugama Magistrates Court.