King Parakramabahu built this bathing pond for the royal family.
Assistant director of the Archaeology Department W.H.A. Sumanadasa said they have lodged a complaint with the police.
When this pond was first discovered, it was already broken, and was pieced together using cement, he said.
The Central Cultural Fund has the main responsibility, but took the matter lightly upon being informed, said the assistant director.
However, a CCF official said the department was the responsible authority, and accused it of trying to blame it on them.
Palace of King Parakramabahu
Damaged Kumara Pokuna