A 2-year-old child who is a resident of Gampola, and her 26-year-old uncle have been kidnapped, it is reported.
The uncle who is a resident of Badulla had come to Gampola seeking treatment from the Kandy Base Hospital.
The incident had occurred while the two were returning home after lunch.
At approximately 3.30 pm the kidnappers had made a telephone call to the victims’ family, confirming the kidnapping.
Despite stating that they would be calling again at 6.00 pm, when the kidnappers didn’t do so, the relatives had filed a complaint with the Gampola Police.
The Gampola Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.