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Saturday, 29 November 2014 - 8:35
Investigation in to felling of 2 white sandalwood trees in Peradeniya Gardens: Tree planted by Late President J.R also harmed
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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.
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