15-YEAR-OLD DEAD IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

15-YEAR-OLD DEAD IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

15-YEAR-OLD DEAD IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

Written by Zulfick Farzan

04 Jan, 2021 | 2:26 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Sri Lanka marked the National Day against Child Cruelty in a backdrop where 02 serious incidents of child abuse, one resulting in death, were reported on Monday (04).

A domestic dispute had led to the death of a 15-year-old boy in Addalaichenai.

According to Sri Lanka Police, the boy died upon admission to hospital and the suspect responsible for the killing was arrested by the Akkaraipattu Police.

Further, a 13-year-old boy was seriously injured following a domestic violence incident in Walasmulla.

Relatives of the boy said the National Child Protection Authority was informed of the incident and the Walasmulla Police is conducting investigations.

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