UK police locate two missing SL athletes
UK police locate two missing SL athletes Two of the three Sri Lankan athletes who were reported missing from the ongoing Commonwealth Games in England have been located, the Mirror UK reported.
West Midlands Police have confirmed that two athletes from Sri Lanka who had mysteriously disappeared in Birmingham have now been located, but a third is still missing. But two have now been found, with the West Midlands Police confirming in a statement: “Two people – a woman in her 30s and a man in his 40s, were reported missing on 1 Aug.
Both have now been located and are no longer missing. The Sri Lankan team is comprised of 161 athletes and coaching staff, who were each granted standard 180-day visas by the government ahead of the Games.
Before the police confirmed the update, Sri Lankan team spokesperson Gobinath Sivarajah said: “We have asked all athletes and officials to submit their passports to our respective venue officials in all the villages after the incident.