Six female students aged 13 to 19, who were missing from their school hostel in Hatton since Sunday night, were found on Monday evening, Police said.
Police said that one of the girls, who is from Ampara, had gone to her home in Ampara and the others had been found in Minneriya. The girls had had left behind a letter addressed to the school authorities stating that they were leaving because they were dissatisfied with the facilities at the school.
Steps have been taken to hand over the students to their parents. (Sanath Desmond)