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Chief Inspector, SI, eight nabbed over Wilpattu hunt

19 February 2017 02:35 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A Chief Inspector, Sub Inspector and eight civilians had been arrested by the Wild Life Department officials for allegedly hunting in the Wilpattu National Wildlife Sanctuary, the Police said.

The Chief Inspector, who is the OIC of the Puttalam Division SP office Special Crimes Investigations Division and the SI were arrested with the civilians, believed to be their friends with two tortoises.

The suspects were to be produced in the Puttalam Magistrate’s Court today, the Police said.(Hiran Priyankara)

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  • Joe Sunday, 19 February 2017 03:33 PM

    Awsome looks like safety rules and not implemented in the water too. via DM Android App

    ravin Sunday, 19 February 2017 06:28 PM

    " two tortoises." oh !! no they are clay-more mines. They made a detection. Recommend for promotion.

    Shelly. Sunday, 19 February 2017 06:36 PM

    Mewa hemadaama wena weda. mokada danne ne medaa veradune. via DM Android App

    Bala Sunday, 19 February 2017 09:32 PM

    Never heard of this type of arrest before. May be - just may be, we are now moving in the right direction with each department acting independently and performing their function.

    Upali Monday, 20 February 2017 06:37 AM

    Yes, good news. Hats off to brave wild life officers!

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