Following a tip-off received by Peliyagoga Police, an investigation has been launched yesterday (12) evening into the disappearance of an individual.
The 38-year-old man has been bathing near Peliyagoda Parakrama Mawatha area when he was drowned.
Police sources reported that the victim was a resident of Madakumburawatta-Watagoda.
Police are searching for him with the assistance of the Navy and residents of the area.
Peliyagoda Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.