Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Three persons plead guilty for keeping tusks of "Kallaru elephant"

The three persons who were accused of keeping the pair of tusks of the Kallaru elephant have pleaded guilty to the offence.

They pleaded guilty when they were produced before Anuradhapura Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela today (Mar. 13).

They were imposed a fine of Rs. 75,000 each.

The magistrate also sentenced the three suspects to rigorous imprisonment of 6 months each and it was suspended for 5 years.

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