Wellawatte youth arrested for alleged “abduction”

Wellawatte youth arrested for alleged “abduction”

Wellawatte youth arrested for alleged “abduction”

Written by Bella Dalima

06 Nov, 2014 | 9:00 pm

A youth who had allegedly  kidnapped his seventeen year old girl friend and attempted to obtain a ransom of two million rupees was taken into police custody.

The youth was arrested while he was hiding in the Mathugama area.

Police investigations had revealed the couple had resorted to this plan to obtain a ransom of two million from the girl’s family.

The twenty-one- year-old youth is a resident of Wellawatte. The police have launched further investigations to arrest the three-wheeler driver who had aided in this endeavour.

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