The Ministry of Power and Energy has made a cash donation on behalf of the three children were electrocuted while attempting to pluck Rambutan from a tree.
The three children were electrocuted at Pathulpana in Ratnapura on 14th of last month. Minister Patalie Champika Ranawaka and Deputy Minister Premalal Jayasekera yesterday visited their home to hand over the donation. The parents of the children requested the Minister to remove the high tension power line from the present location. The Minister advised the relevant authorities to take immediate action in this respect. A programme will be launched today to trim trees that are near the power lines.