In the 48 hours ending 27 February, 42100 Kg rice hoarded by errant sellers were also netted.
In the 48 hours ending midnight of February 27, CAA has netted 42,100 kilos of hoarded rice in the Pettah market. These volumes were stacked in 25 kg bags and hoarded by three different sellers/businesses in Pettah market. Also 87 errant sellers across the country who violated rice MRPs were netted.
As of 27 February, 2064 successful rice raids have also been conducted by the CAA (for month of February) with 1376 cases being filed (monthly).