Six suspects along with a defender belonging to Colombo District MP Hirunika Premachandra have been taken into custody by police over the alleged abduction of a youth in Dematagoda.

The suspects had been sought by police over a complaint that a youth had been abducted and subsequently released after being beaten.

MP Premachandra had arrived at the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) this evening along with her lawyers, where she handed over the six suspects to police along with the defender allegedly used to carry out the abduction.