Monday, 01 September 2014 - 13:02
3 Lankans reported missing arrives in the island
Three youths attached to a Taiwan vessel and in which another Sri Lankan youth was reported missing returned home today.
It is reported that the three youths have disembarked when the vessel was docked at Dik-Ovita fisheries harbour in Wattala.
Our correspondent said the youth were held at the Wattala police for further investigations.
The four youths from Puttalam, Galewela, Navalapitiya and Nittambuwa had embarked from a Singapore port on November 15th last year.
The four were serving in the vessel, and three of them informed their relatives that their fellow worker Harshaka Srimal of Sinna-paduwa at Mundalama in Puttalam was missing.
Later the Foreign Employment Ministry involved in the matter to trace the whereabouts of Harshaka, and later the shipping company informed the authorities that Harshaka died in an accident.