Investigation in to felling of 2 white sandalwood trees in Peradeniya Gardens: Tree planted by Late President J.R also harmed
A special inquiry has been launched in to the incident where 2 white sandalwood trees of the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens were cut.
Director General of the Gardens Dr. Syril Wijesundara stated that the incident was revealed when a certain group which had cut the trees were trying to transport them out.
He further stated that the group who had cut the trees had also harmed a tree which was planted by Late President J R Jayawardana.
Police investigations are underway in to the incident.