Seven further remanded in killing of Kurunegala tusker | Daily News

Seven further remanded in killing of Kurunegala tusker

Seven of the eight suspects in police custody for killing the famous tusker “Galgamuwa Dalapootuwa” of the Kurunegala District were re-remanded until the 23rd of this month when the case was heard on Tuesday by Rasika Mallawarachchi, Additional Magistrate, Maho. There are two Grama Niladharis among these suspects.

Suspect H.M. Ranbanda, age 65, of Moragollagama, Kurunegala was released on bail.

A group of Buddhist monks and residents of the Kurunegala District staged a protest campaign outside the court premises asking the magistrate not to grant bail to the suspects. Dileepa Pieris, Deputy Solicitor General, represented the complainants. Attorneys-at-law Keerthi G Dunusinghe, Manoj Polgampola, and Sandagiri Bandara the represented the defendents. 



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