Turtle racket detected

Turtle racket detected

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Information about a Turtle racket linked with tourist hotels has been found. A suspect connected to the racket has also been arrested. The racket is linked with the tourist hotels in the Southern Province. It is said that the racket to sell turtles and their eggs has been maintained for a long period of time. Many turtles can be seen on Mirissa and Weligama beaches and the turtles captured from those areas have been used in the racket. A suspect was to be produced before Matara Magistrate Court.