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Case pertaining killing ‘Dala Puttuwa’: Six suspects further remanded

 

The 6 suspects who were in remand custody for killing the elephant, "Dala Puuttuwa" of Nikawewa, Moragollagama were further remanded until February 28 by Maho Additional Magistrate Rashika Mallawaarachchi, today.

The judge refused the bail application of Attorney Manoj Polgampola and directed the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) to file further reports on the case.

The suspects are Asanka Senarath Bandara,Ruwan Niroshana Ratnawansa, Ajantha Amaraweera,Nisantha Puspakumara, Aravinda Bandara and Senerath Bandara of Galnewa. 

The CID also alleged the suspects to have killed several other wild elephants apart from the "Dala Puuttuwa" in the dry zone area in Wayamba and North Central provinces.