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Kumbuk tree in Kovil felled

Chief Kurukkal sued

The guardian of the Old Ganeshwara Kovil in Virawapuliyankulama, Vavuniya has been sued for cutting down a Kumbuk tree that was more than 100 years old.

The Vavuniya Police sued the Chief Kurukkal of the Kovil for cutting down the tree located within the premises of the Kovil.

Following the felling of the tree, the villagers had complained to the Grama Seva Niladari of the area who in turn lodged a complaint at the Police. Following an investigation, the Police took measures to file a case against him.