Kalutara private tutor arrested over child abuse complaint (Watch Video)

Kalutara private tutor arrested over child abuse complaint (Watch Video)

Written by Tharushan Fernando

14 Jun, 2015 | 8:08 pm

A private tutor in the Kalutara area has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.

Police media spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that the child had been abused when he attended the tuition class.

He elaborated that a complaint was received by the Kalutara South police station that a 15-year-old boy had been sexually abused. It has been revealed that the child attends a tuition class for mathematics and his tutor had abused the child on several occasions over a period of one year.

Police said  the incident had taken place at a house in Katukurunda, where the suspect conducts his tuition class. The suspect is also a former member of the Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabha.

ASP Gunasekara added that the suspect was produced before the acting magistrate of Kalutara on Sunday June 14 after he was arrested. He has been remanded until June 19.

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