Minister says "Kallaru Tusker" was not killed

Sunday, 07 January 2018 - 8:48

Minister+says+%22Kallaru+Tusker%22+was+not+killed
Minister of Wildlife and Sustainable Development Gamini Jayawickrama Perera says that inspection of remains suspected to be those of the "Kallaru Tusker", which were found from Pukkulama in Wilpaththu suggest that it was not killed.

The Minister further said that it is believed that the tusks had been removed after the tusker had died.

Police seized a pair of 4-foot long tusks believed to have been extracted from the "Kallaru Tusker" on December 28th in Tantirimale.

Three suspects were also arrested during the special police raid.

The suspects have already been remanded until the 12th of this month.

Meanwhile, environmental organizations point out that 3 more tuskers that were roaming in the vicinity of Wilpaththu are reported missing.
 


Monday, 06 July 2020 - 23:00

22 million cash bonanza, to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Hiru – the highest cash bonanza through a TV channel -"22 years for Hiru, 22 Millionaires... Read More

Harsha's interpretation of Sajith's Rs 20,000 grant  (Video)
Monday, 06 July 2020 - 22:56

Addressing a public gathering today Minister S M Chandrasena stated the reason why Minister Prasanna Ranatunga had criticized former President Maithripala... Read More

5 suspects arrested for harassing a foreigner in Galle face
Monday, 06 July 2020 - 22:33

The main suspect & four others who allegedly harassed a Russian woman at Galle Face Green on Sunday evening, have been arrested. Read More