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Four men remanded for removing mangroves

A location where mangroves have been removed.
A location where mangroves have been removed.

Four men who removed mangroves at the Anavilundawa Ramsar Wetland have been remanded until March 2 by the Chilaw Magistrate yesterday.

The Anavilundawa Wildlife Office lodged a complaint with Arachchikattuwa Police on February 22 in this regard.

A team of police officers led by Arachchikattuwa Police OIC Anuradha Herath arrested three suspects in Muthupanthiya, Arachchikattuwa in Chilaw. The suspects had deforested a large area at the wetland, police said.