Kurunegala MC prohibits entry to demolished archaeological site

Kurunegala MC prohibits entry to demolished archaeological site

Kurunegala MC prohibits entry to demolished archaeological site

Written by Zulfick Farzan

23 Jul, 2020 | 4:38 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The Attorney General’s Department obtained a court order from the Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court to Protect and Prevent access to the demolished building in Kurunegala with an archaeological value, pending investigations.

State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne, the Co-ordinating Officer to the Attorney General said the AGs Department was represented by a Senior State Counsel in court where multiple requests were made from Kurunegala Magistrate A. D. C. S. Hewawasam with regard to the damages caused to a building identified as an ancient Kings Assembly Hall.

She said a Prevention Order was obtained from the Kurunegala Magistrate against the Kurunegala Mayor, Deputy Mayor Municipal Councilors, Municipal Commissioner & Engineer, Municipal Council Staff & their Representatives prohibiting them from entering the premises, pending the investigations.

She added the Magistrate’s Court directed the order in writing to the Mayor of Kurunegala.

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