Tamil Diplomat

Navy cut palmyrahs in Poolan colony, Mannar, by force

Navy personnel in uniform had come in a tractor and cut down 5 female palmyrah trees by force, the residents of Poolan Colony said. These palmyras were cutdown and removed from a land belonging to the Bishop house, Mannar. A complaint had been made to the Talai Mannar Police.
It is notable, that the area people are highly benefited by these palmyrahs, and they demanded that the police and the Wild Life department officials who arrest ordinary people when they cut Palmyrahs and produce them courts, these culprits also must be produced in court.