Former Magistrate indicted for possessing Elephant
The former Additional Magistrate for Colombo Thilina Gamage and four others have bee n indicted in the High Court of Colombo for illegally possessing an Elephant calf.
Gamage was suspended from his post after he surrendered about a year ago.
The court served 25 indictments against Gamage and three others today July 19.
He is charged with keeping an elephant calf called Sakura with him illegally.
Two of the persons indicted are Wildlife Department officials.