Three arrested over attack on tippers carrying garbage to Aruwakkalu

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Three suspects have been arrested for allegedly assaulting tipper trucks transporting garbage from Colombo to Aruvakkalu.

The attack had taken place around 1 am this morning (19) on the Puttalam – Mannar road, stated our reporter.

Three tipper vehicles have been stoned which has incurred damages to the doors on the left-hand side of the vehicles.

Acting on the incident, police have taken 3 persons into custody as suspects.

There have been protests against tipper trucks transporting garbage from Colombo to Aruvakkalu on several previous occasions.