Investigation on alleged rape of teenager in Hambantota

Investigation on alleged rape of teenager in Hambantota

Investigation on alleged rape of teenager in Hambantota

Written by Tharushan Fernando

19 Oct, 2015 | 9:28 pm

Police has launched extensive investigations into the alleged rape of a girl in Sooriyawewa, Hambantota.

Police Media Spokesperson, ASP Ruwan Gunasekera, elaborating further on the incident, stated that it was reported recently that a fourteen-year-old girl had been raped by a  monk residing in a temple in the Ranmuduwewa area, which comes under the jurisdiction of the Sooriyawewa Police Division.

The suspected monk was taken into custody on that very day and produced before the Hambantota Magistrate Court on Sunday. He has been remanded until October 23.

He further noted that the fourteen-year-old  is currently receiving in-house treatment at the Hambantota Hospital.

 

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