Fined for caging parrots | Daily News

Fined for caging parrots

A suspect, found guilty of illegally caging a pair of parrots in his house, was imposed a fine of Rs. 15,000 by acting Matara Magistrate Upali Ranasinhe.

According to the Fauna and Flora Act, parrots are protected birds, wildlife officials said.

The accused is a resident of Walgama in Matara. He was taken into custody on a tip-off.

A team of wildlife officials attached to the Mirisse Wildlife Office made this arrest.

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