Police detain two children on world travel expedition on bicycle

25 November 2019 09:27 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Galnewa police said they took into custody two nine-year-old children who had embarked on a travelling mission by bicycle on Saturday.

Three children, who are the residents of Helabodugama and the students of a school in Galnewa, had planned initially to proceed on a mission using a map to visit Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. One student has given up the idea because the bicycle could not accommodate the three-member mission. However, the other two children had decided to proceed.

In the meantime, the parents of the missing children had lodged complaints to the police who had accordingly carried out a search operation in the nearby vicinity with the assistance of CCTV footage. The parents had also advised the police that one child had not taken part in the travel mission because the bicycle could not accommodate all three. 

A father of a child had alerted a relative in the Maho area about the mission of these two children and with the assistance of CCTV footage, the two children were traced and located at the Maho Railway Station and handed over to the police.

The OIC of Traffic Division M.M.R.C Munasinghe advised the parents to be vigilant of the children's' movements in future.

A team of police officers carried out the operation on the direction of SP Wijitha de Alwis of Thambuttegama police. (Senaka Bandara)

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 4

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • ANTON Monday, 25 November 2019 12:00 PM

    THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN APPRECIATED AND REWARDED FOR THEIR BRAVE DECISION.

    Nashath Wednesday, 27 November 2019 10:25 AM

    Lets Encourage these Ideas and we need more youngsters who think out side the box

    srimali Monday, 02 December 2019 01:17 PM

    Bravery and assistance should be given to children of this nature.

    jehan Monday, 09 December 2019 10:45 AM

    brave, should have helped them, i like the guts. normally people who do this very young succeed in anything they do.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




“I don’t think Sri Lankans can be realistically ruled by force” -Ahimsa Wickrematunge

Twelve years after the assassination of Lasantha Wickrematunge, the founding

Decisions to be made in Sri Lanka’s hunt for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Around the world, governments are gearing up to roll out nationwide immunizat

“I am the Godfather of Russian tourists” - Udayanga Weeratunga

Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga is back in the sce

Sri Lankan migrant workers still in limbo

Sri Lanka’s migrant workers are a significant part of our economy, with the

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.