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Two suspects arrested with 15 tortoises

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 17, 2019 18:46

Two suspects arrested with 15 tortoises

Two suspects have been arrested with 15 tortoises. The two suspects have been arrested while they were hunting for tortoises at Seruwila, Mavilaru Forest Reserve. They have been arrested on an information received by Special Task Force Headquarters at Kantale, Suriyapura. The suspects have been handed over to Kantale Wildlife Office.

The tortoises have been released to the Somawathie Forest Reserve. Meanwhile a 14 feet long crocodile which has been a threat to the people living near Kirindioya has been caught. A group of officials from Bundala Wildlife Office has caught the crocodile which has been later released to the Yala National Wildlife Park.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 17, 2019 18:46