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Speaking to the Lankadailymirror Director of the National Zoological Gardens Bashwara Gunaratna confirmed that three skulls were reported missing from the Animal Hospital in the Zoo. “ I received a tip about this incident from an employee of the zoo, we acted on it immediately and took all necessary action. The Ministry also set up a different unit to look into the matter together with all other stake holders” he said.
Gunarathna further went onto state that due to the swift action taken by authorities’ one suspect has been arrested in this regard. “ One employee of the zoo was arrested today, we want to investigate into the matter further to ascertain for how long this has been taking place and to recover all stolen items” he said.