Large scale timber racket in state owned forests


A large scale timber racket where large trees are cut down is reported from forests owned by the govenrment. According to reports the roots of the trees are set on fire before the tree is felled.

The racket is reportedly taking place in Galkiriyagama area- Palagala.

These trees include Kumbuk, Palu, Kaluwara and other valuable trees.

Watch how Hiru News went to unravel the case..