Unearthed ‘Pandukaranda’ tree replanted!



The recently uprooted ‘Pandukaranda’ tree (Crudia zeylanica) which was recently ordered to be unearthed on court orders, has been replanted.

Taking up the case today (28) Gampaha additional magistrate Fatima Sahana Mahji ordered to unearth the tree in the presence of the Acting Magistrate Mrs. Indrani Attanayake.

Accordingly, under the guidance of officers from Gampaha and Bemmulla police stations, the additional magistrate was taken to the location where the tree was buried and the tree was unearthed using backhoes.

It was then transported in a Tipper Truck to the Henarathgoda Botanical Garden in Gampaha and subsequently replanted under the supervision of the Botanical Garden’s directress – Ms. Ruwani Gomes.

The prosecuting lawyers also informed the court that they would continue the case.

(Source & photo : Lankadeepa)


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