Dec 01, 2017

Five arrested over “Dala Poottuwa” killing

Five persons had been arrested over the killing of a tusker known as “Dala Poottuwa” that roamed in the Galgamuwa area.

The five suspects were arrested last night (31), according to investigations conducted by te Ambanpola Police.

During the raid police also discovered several saw blades used for cutting the tusks and a cap gun.

Police also found tusk pearls (Gaja Muthu) believed to be from ‘Dala Poottuwa’ during the raid.

The suspects are residents of the Horow wewa area.