The mayor of Kurunegala, who demolished the historic palace called Buwanaka Hotel, was jailed for three years.

Kurunegala High Court Judge Lal Bandara Ranasinghe sentenced four people, including Kurunegala’s former mayor Thushara Sanjeeva Vitarana, to three years of hard labor for demolishing the archeologically valuable Raj Sabha Mandapa building belonging to the era of king Bhuvanekabahu . Former municipal commissioner Pradeep Thilakaratne, former municipal engineer Chaminda Bandara Adhikari, work supervisor Elaluddin Zulfikar …

The mayor of Kurunegala, who demolished the historic palace called Buwanaka Hotel, was jailed for three years. Read More »