Sep 05, 2017

Priest, Army major plan to sell British-era lightning conductor! Featured

A priest of St. Lawrence Catholic Church at Orumalai in Pesalai, Mannar is planning to sell a more than 100 year copper lightning conductor for Rs. 40 million, area residents allege.

The lightning conductor was erected at a height of around 50 feet in the church during the British rule, according to them.

An Army major has found the priest a buyer from the south.

The priest has promised to use part of the money for the maintenance of the church and to distribute the rest among the villagers, reports say.