Video:Police busts a large scale cockfighting den in Wennapuwa

Monday, 28 October 2013 - 19:30




Police arrested the owner of a huge cockfighting operation and 4 of his assistants at Boralessa in Wennappuwa.


Police on a tip-off raided the games-spot located on a coconut plantation last evening.


However several game players had escaped the scene during the raid.


Later police seized 25 motor bicycles, 6 three-wheelers, a van and a lorry abandoned by game players in the premises.


Police also found 2 roosters that had been hidden by fleeing game players in a bush at Farthima Watta in Wennappuwa.


The police Media Spokesman Office said that the arrested suspects were scheduled to be produced before the Marawila Magistrate today.

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