Protesting Medirigiriya residents disperse after discussion

Protesting Medirigiriya residents disperse after discussion

Protesting Medirigiriya residents disperse after discussion

Written by Staff Writer

14 Dec, 2015 | 3:59 pm

Locals of the Medirigiriya area staged a demonstration to voice their protest over the issue of wild elephants straying into their villages.

The demonstrators demanded that the electric fences in the area should be renovated. The demonstration was held obstructing the main road in the area over the prevalent wild elephant conflict in the Sansungama area in Medirigiriya, Polonnaruwa.

According to our correspondent, following the intervention of the police, demonstrators made way on the road and marched to the Medirigiriya Divisional Secretariat.

He added that the protesters dispersed after a discussion with the Divisional Secretary.

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