The police have busted a major vehicle racket and arrested four people, the police media unit said today.
The police said that several vehicles taken on easy payment terms from Je-Ela in a fraudulent manner, had been modified and sold.
Several vehicles sold in that manner were recovered with modified registration and engine numbers.
The police recovered two buses, two tipper trucks, a lorry, van and two three-wheelers. The police also recovered several forged documents, forged licence plates and identity cards.
The suspects are residents of Kegalle, Kelaniya, Warraka and Bulathkohupitiya. The suspects are to be produced before the Negombo Magistrate today.