TikToker who harassed elephant calf by driving close to it, arrested and fined

TikToker who harassed elephant calf by driving close to it, arrested and fined

TikToker who harassed elephant calf by driving close to it, arrested and fined

Written by Zulfick Farzan

10 Feb, 2022 | 4:24 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The driver of jeep involved in harassing an elephant calf in Habarana, along the Trincomalee – Habarana Road was arrested and fined.

The Department of Wildlife in a Facebook post said the suspect was arrested by the Wildlife Officers and produced to the Kekirawa Magistrate’s Court where he was fined Rs. 200,000/- on Thursday (10).

A disturbing video from Sri Lanka posted on TikTok where a man tried to scare away an elephant by driving his vehicle too close to the wild animal, while recording the entire incident, left netizens fuming.

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