Dolphin Massacre in the Kalpitiya Sea

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 - 19:19

Dolphin+Massacre+in+the+Kalpitiya+Sea

Fishermen today revealed of a dolphin massacre in the Kalpitiya - Kaandankuliya coastal belt after 42 dolphins were killed yesterday alone.

 

Traditional fishermen allege that valuable marine life is being massacred using illegal fishing methods.

 

Several fishermen who witnessed the massacre expressed their views to our news team.

 

[MP3]e52435_1[/MP3]

 

Our news team brought this issue to the attention of the newly appointed fisheries and aquatic resources minister, Sarath Kumara Gunaratne and he stated that he will take necessary steps to prevent this activity.

 

[MP3]e52435_2[/MP3]

 

Environmentalist Jagath Gunawardena revealed that such mass killing of animals in their natural environment is a felony and that those who engage in such activities can be arrested without a warrant.

 

[MP3]e52435_3[/MP3]



Rangajeewa's threat to the journalist is condemned by many parties
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 13:22

The United National Party condemns the action of Inspector of Police Narcotics Bureau Neomal Rangajivam where he threatened a journalist at the Colombo... Read More

Special police investigation into Angulana incident - Legal and disciplinary action against the officer who fired if found at fault
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 13:27

A senior police officer in charge of Mount Lavinia police has commenced investigations into the death of a person who had interrupted police duties near... Read More

Police to take action against persons wearing material promoting candidates while canvassing for polls
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 13:17

All Police stations instructed to take legal action against persons wearing material promoting candidates while canvassing for polls Read More