Thu, 20 Jan 2022 Today's Paper

Another life claimed by human- elephant conflict Spouses of victims blame authorities for inaction

29 March 2021 12:02 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

 

By Hiran Priyankara Jayasinghe - Puttalam   

A resident of Mahakumbukkadawala  had been trampled to death by a wild elephant while passing through the Walpaluwa Forest Reserve. 


The victim was identified as A.H.M.Jayatilleka (60), a father of three children.   


Investigations revealed that he was riding his bicycle along the gravel road by the forest reserve when a jumbo frequenting the road attacked him. His body was recovered on Saturday evening by the residents of the area. Police said it was very rare that a villager took that road running along the boundary at night.   


The villagers including the wife of the victims and two other women whose husbands had been trampled to death before gathered at the scene and accused the authorities of failing to resolve the human elephant conflict in the area.   


The body of the deceased was referred to the JMO of the Puttlam Hospital by Inquirer into Sudden Deaths who held the preliminary inquiry.   

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

Sell your vehicle & house fast with hitad.lk only cost is Rs.400, Advertise in Hitad.lk for free to sell your mobile phone. Want to sell your Pet, Advertise for Free in hitad.lk Search for Houses in Sri Lanka and find the best place through Hitad.lk find your best tuition place. Find the best partner for you, visit hitad.lk Find anything at any time hitad.lk.