Five people were arrested over the abduction of a young man and demanding a ransom of Rs. 8.5 for his release, in Tangalle.
The man, a 29-year-old resident from Urugasmanhandiya, was abducted in Bandaragama on Sunday (07).
He was held in a house in Tangalle.
The arrested suspects are aged between 28-49 years. They are due to be produced before the Tangalle Magistrate’s Court.