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Four suspects who were illegally transporting 1.478 kilograms of Wallapatta in a Hybrid car were arrested in Pitabeddara last evening.

Police Media Unit said a group of officers from the Pitabeddara Police had stopped and inspected the car, when they detected the stock of Wallapatta inside the vehicle.

The suspects are residents of Kotuwegoda, Eheliyagoda, Godapitiya and Pahala Athuraliya. They are due to be produced before the Morawaka Magistrate’s Court today. Pitabeddara Police are investigating.