Tamil Diplomat

Action will be taken against sand excavation by Army: Says Police

During the media conference held at Jaffna police station , Journalists raised a question as to what action is to be taken against the Army , which is excavating sand for the last few weeks, The Assistant superintendent of police of Jaffna district , W.P. Wimalasena , replied that action will be taken in collaboration with the K.K.S police.

The Journalist pointed out that this will cause soil erosion and sea water may advance inland.

The Asst. superintendent further said that no complaints were made to him earlier. He also said that the ministry of defence may have given permission for the excavation.