Brother and sister of Hambantota youth arrested

hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh-415x260The brother and sister of the youth in Hambantota who escaped while in police custody have been arrested.

According to the police, the brother and sister of the youth had protected him after he escaped from police custody.

The youth had been arrested for stealing paddy but he was later reported missing and some police officers attached to the Hambantota police station were transferred over the incident.

Following investigations the youth was found hiding in Dickwella and he was arrested. (Colombo Gazette)