As per the court order given by Gampaha & Kadawatha Magistarte about 2680 kg of seized illegal lunchsheets and polythene products from Yakkala and Ganemulla area has been destroyed at the Dompe Landfill Site recently.
The CEA conducted many raids to capture the banned polythene manufacturers and sellers, jointly with the Consumer Affaires Authority (CAA) and the Police special Unit during the last year. As a result of that, the inspection team has been able to take into their custody 1830 kg and 850 kg of non compliance polythene from Yakkala and Ganemulla factory respectively and the CEA pursue legal action against the accused in the Gampaha Courts.
The total of 2680 kg of non compliance polythene has been destroyed on 29th of January 2019 at the Landfill site, Dompe. Under the supervision of Mr. W M M B Weerakoon, Assistant Director, investigation, Mr. Udamina Jayathilake, Manager, Landfill site, Dompe, Mr. J A M P Jayakodi, CAA and E A N S Edirisinghe the destruction process was carried out.