Our news team was able to draw to light a tragic & most unfortunate incident which was carried out during Bak poya which is incidentally commemorated today.
A sambar had been slaughtered at the premises of the Raja-wan-gala reclusive monastery located in Opahtha Galle.
The beast had been put to death by poachers utilizing electrocuted trap-wire.
Area residents allege that this sambar had been slaughtered due to the requirements of parliamentarian Nishantha Muthuhettigama.
A priest at the monastery as well as an area resident expressed their views regarding the incident to our news team.
However our news team was able to procure the response of Galle district parliamentarian Nishantha Muthuhettigama and the minister had this to say.