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Sunday, 30 August 2015 - 15:00
Suspect arrested for hunting deer in Wilpattu remanded
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Puttalam Acting Magistrate Abdul Kader ordered the suspect who was arrested  in connection with hunting animals in Wilpattu National Park to be remanded until 1st of September.

The remanded person is a resident of Eluwankulama area.

Wildlife officers conducted a raid following a tip off received saying a group of persons trespass Wilpattu National Park, illegally slaughter deer using firearms and take the meat.  

4 suspects fled the scene at the time of the raid, however, Wildlife officers arrested 1 person and seized the severed heads and meat of 2 slaughtered deer.

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