Armed abduction at the courts
A suspect in custody has been abducted by an armed gang that came in a white van, police in Sri Lanka say.
Prison officials Methias Chandrapala, have lodged a complaint with the police, of the abduction in front of the Colombo High Court complex.
The suspect who was in remand custody was released on bail by the court prior to the abduction.
While he was escorted by the prison guards to pay the surety the armed group has abducted him, according to police.
S Ramani, told BBC Sandeshaya that her husband was abducted while in handcuffs.
"They took him away after beating the guard. Is this the law in Sri Lanka? Is this the wonder of Sri Lanka?" she questioned, weeping.