UC Chairman, Councillor arrested over abduction of a girl
Four suspects including the Chairman and a Councillor of the Thalawakale-Lindula Urban Council were arrested yesterday on charges of kidnapping a 5-year old girl in 2017.
The Nuwara Eliya Police arrested the suspects after police received a complaint yesterday stating that the girl, a resident of Portmore Estate in Agarapathana was kidnapped last year to be sold.
Police said the Urban Council Chairman, Anagipura Ashoka Sepala, Councilor Ishara Anuruddha Manchanayake and the other two suspects would be produced in the Nuwara-Eliya Magistrate’s Court today.(DS)