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Wariyapola youth abducted for ransom rescued by police

A youth who was abducted for ransom in Wariyapola was found abandoned near a clock tower in Nikaweratiya early Sunday morning.

According to the Kurunegala SSP, S.W.Mahesh Senaratne two suspects were arrested in connection with the abduction, as details of the other suspects involved had come into light upon investigation.

Police added that the youth, a son of a businessman, was abducted by a group who came by car on Saturday night. A complaint was lodged with the police regarding the incident. Police have begun  to arrest the remaining suspects.

The captors were demanding a ransom of Rs.20 million for the youth.