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Held for abortion

A 16-year-old girl, who had aborted and thrown her fetus on the roadside, was taken into custody along with her boyfriend by Pitigala Police on Sunday.

According to the police, the teenage girl had been four months pregnant. She had taken some abortion pills given by her boyfriend. The boy was taken into custody after obtaining information about him from the girl.

The girl is a resident of Mapalagama. The boy, 30, is a resident of Nagoda. Both suspects are to be produced before the Magistrate’s Courts by Pitigala Police.


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