Illegal sand miners make hay under the bridge

Illegal sand miners, backed by powerful politicians and their underworld figures, continue their operation in the Kelani River as the Coast Conservation Department (CCD) continues to turn a blind eye to them despite being instructed by the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) to stop sand mining under the Peliyagoda Bridge. Pic. by Nimal Dayaratne

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