Abduction attempt on foreigner foiled
An Abduction attempt on a Guinea national ( A country in the African continent) was foiled today by the Mount Lavinia police. Three persons were arrested in connection with the abduction where they had demanded a ransom of 2 million rupees for the release of the abductee.
The Police said that a friend of the Guinea national, a Nigerian national owed the amount demanded by the abductors, to a local. The Nigerian had repeatedly fended off requests for payment of the said amount after which the local together with a gang had abducted his friend and demanded the payment of the money. The Mount Lavinia Police are conducting further investigations in to the incident. (S.D)