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Thursday, 02 February 2017 - 17:02
ILLEGAL ANIMAL SELLING RACKET RAIDED
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The Wildlife Emergency Raiding Unit arrested a man who was involved in a racket of breeding indigenous birds of Sri Lanka and selling them.

The man has been carrying out this illegal activity inside a house in Rajagiriya – Obeysekerapura area in violation of Fauna & Flora Protection Ordinance.

A total of 12 parrots belonging to two different species, 2 Black Turtles and 4 Jungle Fowls found raised at the location were taken into Wildlife officials care.

The Wildlife Emergency Raiding Unit said that the suspect will be produced before the Magistrate’ Court.

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