Hijacked lorry found, driver reported missing in Vavuniyaa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 05 July 2008, 12:55 GMT]
A 34-year-old driver of a lorry that was hijacked Wednesday by unidentified men, is still reported missing, Police said. The lorry, which has been used to transport sand, was found abandoned along Irampaikku'lam - Horowopottana road Friday morning.

Thangarajah Ragu, the driver was still missing according to complaints lodged with the Vavuniyaa Police and the regional office of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRSCL).

The vehicle was hijacked by unknown persons with the driver on Wednesday evening when it was plying through Mannaar- Vavuniyaa road.

The recovered vehicle had been handed over to its owner after preliminary inquiries, police said.

 

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