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Sunny Side Up: Visitor to Sampur Police

An usual visitor had recently arrived at the Sampur Police station in Trincomalee.

A crocodile was spotted inside the Sampur Police Station recently, and the Police had taken steps to rescue and release the animal into the wild.

The crocodile was reportedly found near the Transport Unit of the police station by officials. Police personnel had first taken steps to ensure the safety of the people in the area, and had later captured the crocodile with the assistance of the Trincomalee Wildlife Office rangers.

The crocodile was released into the Uppar Lagoon in the Batticaloa District.