Friday, 03 October 2014 - 13:47
7 inmates escape from a private rehabilitation center – Bodies of two found in Negombo lagoon - One inmate still missing
The bodies of two inmates who went missing from a private rehabilitation center by Dandugam Oya in Negombo have been found in Negombo lagoon area last evening and early this morning.
7 drug addicts who were under rehabilitation in this center went missing last Wednesday.
Acting on a complaint made by the rehabilitation center, police found that 4 out of the 7 had returned home.
After further investigations, police first found the body of one of the escapees last evening.
He was identified as a 41-year old resident of Prithipura Road, Elakanda.
Another body of an escapee was found this morning and he was identified as a 36-year old resident of Dehiwala.