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Four arrested in Homagama as Police thwart attempted abduction

15 March 2019 - 52   - 0

Four suspects have been arrested while attempting to abduct an individual in Ranala, Homagama last night.

Officers attached to the Police Organised Crimes Preventive Division had made the arrest after searching the vehicle which was parked on the road.

Investigations revealed that the suspects had kidnapped the driver of the vehicle in which they were travelling and had tied him down inside the vehicle. The cause for the kidnapping has not been uncovered as of yet, police said.

Police have identified the suspects as 28, 29. 32, and 38-year old residents of Kataragama and Ranala. They are due to be produced before the Homagama courts today (Mar 15).

(Reporting by Damith Wickramasekara)

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