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Schoolboy missing in Mirigama

Mirigama Police has launched investigations to trace the whereabouts of a 14-year-old schoolboy who has gone missing after he visited Mirigama to witness a perahera on December 24 night. He was identified as Sheshan Dhanushka of Halpe, a student of the Kosetadeniya Kanishta Vidyalaya.

Police said investigations revealed that the boy in question had accompanied another schoolboy friend to Mirigama to witness the Perahera and a bearded man had taken him away with him, promising to give him a mobile phone. The friend who accompanied him had returned home. The missing boy’s parents had tried to locate him, and failing in their attempt, they had complained to police as a last resort.

Police said they are continuing investigations, following the lead given about the bearded man.