Sep 11, 2018

Angammedilla hunter arrested

A hunter was arrested during a raid conducted by the Polonnaruwa Wildlife officers at the Polonnaruwa, Angammedilla National Park in the Rambawewa area who was in the possession of two baby deer (fawn) carcasses, a porcupine and a 12 bore rifle early this morning.

The raid was conducted based on a tip-off received by the forest rangers and while one suspect was caught another group had fled.

The suspect together with the rifle was produced in the Polonnaruwa courts.

 Pics by W.A. Piyatillake – Hingurakgoda Corr.