Wildlife of­fi­cers as­saulted by van­dals

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY K.G. KARUNARATN­E

Wildlife con­ser­va­tors of Sun­gaw­ila Wildlife Con­ser­va­tion of­fice who car­ried out a raid on Thurs­day night (6) to arrest the in­di­vid­u­als il­le­gally con­struct­ing a canal in the na­tional park came un­der as­sault.

One of the of­fi­cials was in­jured in the clash and ad­mit­ted to Pu­lasthipura hos­pi­tal. How­ever the of­fi­cials man­aged to arrest one of the suspects..

Two po­lice teams from Pu­lasthigama and Medi­ri­giriya are con­duct­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tions on the in­struc­tions of SP Tissalal De Silva and SSP Dham­mika Weerasekar­a to arrest the ab­scond­ing suspects.

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