Cop arrested for rape | Daily News

Cop arrested for rape

A Police Constable attached to the Galewela Police Station was arrested by Galewela Police yesterday (8) for allegedly raping a woman at Beliyankanda in Galewela.

According to Galewela Police, the incident took place while the constable had gone to resolve a complaint.

Following a complaint received via the Police Emergency Number, Galewela Police OIC IP Janaka Vithanachchi had informed of the incident to Dambulla ASP Gamini Meegahakumbura. Further investigations with regard to the incident will be conducted under the guidance of Dambulla ASP Gamini Meegahakumbura. The victim is being treated at the Dambulla hospital.

The police constable, while in uniform, had forcefully entered the house and allegedly raped the woman while she was with her one and half year-old-baby.


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