Court orders Kurunegala Mayor to handover all files pertaining to archaeological site

The Kurunegala Magistrate has ordered the Kurunegala Mayor Thushara Sanjeewa to handover all files pertaining to the destructed archaeological site for  the safe custody of court.

The order has been announced following an application made by the Attorney General’s (AG) Department.

Earlier, the  AG obtained an order from Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court to protect and prevent access to the demolished Buwaneka Hotel building site pending investigations.

The AG also obtained prevention orders from Magistrate against Kurunegala Mayor, Dy. Mayor, Municipal Councillors, Commissioner, MC staff and their representatives entering the Buwaneka hotel destruction site.