Four persons remanded over sexual exploitation of a minor

Farhaan Nizamdeen, N. G. Liyanage (RP) | Published: 5:16 PM Jul 20 2021
Local Four persons remanded over sexual exploitation of a minor

Galle Additional Magistrate Pavithra Sanjeewani Pathirana has remanded four persons over the sexual exploitation of a minor.

The 15-year-old victim's mother had lodged a complaint with the Galle Harbour Police on Friday (16), claiming that her daughter was missing.

Investigations into the incident were conducted by the Galle Harbour Police after the girl's mother took her to police on a latter day, following her return. 

It was revealed that the 15-year-old had been subjected to sexual abuse by three persons within that period during which she was reported missing. Two of them had acquainted with her virtually on Facebook.

Police also found out that the girl had been sexually abused by her 36-year-old uncle  since 2017.

All four suspects have been remanded till 02 August, whilst further investigations into the matter are underway. 




Farhaan Nizamdeen, N. G. Liyanage (RP) | Published: 5:16 PM Jul 20 2021

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