14 arrested in Maduru Oya with 15 firearms

Saturday, 09 March 2013 - 8:06


14 individuals have been arrested in the Maduru Oya reserve along with 15 firearms by Wildlife officers who had initiated the search operation to arrest poachers within the reserve.


Explosives were also found in possession of those arrested.


The suspects hail from the Dehiaththakandiya, Sandunoura and Aralaganwila regions.