Fuel sales tightened in Mannar

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 21:53 GMT]
The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) has instructed filling stations in Mannar (Mannaar) town to obtain names of persons who purchase fuel and the registration numbers of their vehicles and driving licence. The scheme has come into effect from Tuesday.

Employees of filling station are also obtaining names and signatures of residents who purchase kerosene for domestic use as instructed by the Sri Lanka Army, sources said.

People in large number were seen Tuesday from morning till evening in front of the fuel filling station owned by Maanthai West Co-operative Society located at the entrance to Mannaar town following the introduction of fuel restriction, traders in the area said.


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