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Ven Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero acquitted

Colombo High Court today (01) delivered verdict acquitting Venerable Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero of alleged possession of an elephant calf.

The court acquitted the monk from all charges filed in the case.

Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero was accused of rearing an elephant calf without a valid permit at the Alan Mathiniyaramaya Temple in Polhengoda, and a case was filed against the monk by the Attorney General in 2016.

Pictures by Saman Abeysiriwardana