Police seize illegal elephant tusks from Moneragala (Watch Video)

Police seize illegal elephant tusks from Moneragala (Watch Video)

Written by Staff Writer

12 Mar, 2015 | 9:07 am

Two elephant tusks that were to be sold for 1.6 million rupees in the Kumubukyaya area in Moneragala have been seized by the Police.

The police stated that four suspects were also arrested along with the elephant tusks. A raid had been conducted by the Athimale police and the Monaragala Crimes Control unit based on tip-off received .

Our correspondent in the area stated that the elephant tusks were approximately 56 inches in length.

The suspects are due to be produced before the Moneragala magistrate on Thursday.

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