It is reported that 4 police teams have been deployed to locate the missing person, a tuition master from Hingurakgoda, whose luxury jeep salvaged from the Viyana canal in Mahiyanganaya.
Police say reports indicated that missing person's mobile phone was found to be activated.
The Mahaweli Authority also restricted water supply to the Viyana canal in an attempt to find the missing person.
During the recent, past 6 persons were killed after vehicles had fallen into this canal.
Then President ordered the Mahaweli Authority build a protective fence along the canal.
Rs. 26 million was also set aside.