Six arrested for damaging forest in Kantale

Six arrested for damaging forest in Kantale

Six arrested for damaging forest in Kantale

Written by Staff Writer

29 Sep, 2020 | 8:11 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): Six suspects have been arrested for causing damages to a forest in Kantale following a News1st revelation on Monday.

News1st reported how several acres had been cleared in the Kinniya area in the Trincomalee district, by cutting down at least 1000 trees.

Police had arrested six suspects along with two tractors and other equipment that had been used to damage the forest.

The relatives of the suspects had been taken into custody as well.

 

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