Ritigala Natural reserve polluted by several activities


Residents living nearby to the Ritigala reserve claim that the reserve has been destructed by the animal hunters and illegal workers who transport sand without government approval.

Hiru news correspondent gathered more on this when he excavated through to the reserve to find out more on this issue.

Dead parts of the hunted animals were found during the visit the reserve.

Also the residents claim that poisonous substances have been mixed to several water resources.

the natural waterways have been totally destroyed due to illegal methods of transporting sand.  Residents claim the officials of the Ritigala zonal secreatariat for not taking immediate measures into this situation.