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Saturday, 05 May 2012 - 18:27
Compulsory imprisonment for vandalising ancient artefacts.
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The department of Archaeology has decide to amend the Archaeological act

so that perpetrators who cause harm to artefacts could be sent into compulsory detention.

According to the Director General of the Department of Archaeology,

Senarath Dissanayeke current legal provisions on archaeological violations could confer a prison term, a fine, or both, on an offender if he is proven guilty by trial.

The following views were expressed by the Director General of the Department of Archaeology in reply to a question posed by our news team concerning the recent incidents surrounding treasure hunting.

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