Missing Lankan pilgrim found Search on for two others

Indian authorities yesterday found one out of the three Sri Lankan pilgrims reported missing in India. The Sri Lankan High Commission in India informed the Indian Foreign Ministry about the three missing Buddhist pilgrims and the Indian government had alerted all police stations. The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry had also informed the Indian High Commission in Colombo about this incident.

According to Foreign Ministry Communication Director Sarath Dissanayake, the pilgrims found by Indian Police yesterday is under the care of the Sri Lankan High Commission in Delhi while a search is on for the other two pilgrims. Dissanayake said that there is no controversy over the missing, pilgrims.

“These Buddhist pilgrims had separated from the main group and gone missing”, he added. He added that the pilgrim who was found yesterday, had said that he was neither abducted nor threatened by the Indians.


Courtesy: Daily News