Minneriya turtles – food for thought

Minneriya turtles – food for thought

Written by News 1st

19 Feb, 2014 | 1:46 pm

Two persons were arrested for serving turtle meat at a resort in Sivipura, Minneriya.

The raid was conducted subsequent to a tip off received to officers of the Minneriya National Wildlife sanctuary at 8.30 Tuesday night.

During the raid, the wild life officers confiscated a live turtle as well as turtle meat at the tourist resort.

Our correspondent said that the owner and the manager of the institution were arrested subsequent to these raids.

The suspects are to be produced before the Naduhanda and Hingurakkgoda Magistrates’ Courts.

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