The Jaffna High Court yesterday imposed a ban on animal sacrifice in kovils in the Jaffna peninsula.
The verdict, by Jaffna High Court Judge M. Illancheliyan, brings to a close a prolonged case filed against the Narasimma Kovil in Kavunawatte.
High Court Judge M. Illancheliyan, in his verdict, said the killing of animals for sacrifice was a primitive and barbaric ritual that ought to be stopped.
He informed the Police that any individual or group found violating this order should be arrested and produced before court.
Sources : asianmirror
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