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Three held over abuse of schoolgirl

Three suspects out of five who allegedly sexually abused a 14-year-old schoolgirl were arrested by the Galewela Police yesterday.

The arrests were made based on a complaint received by the Child and Women’s Bureau of the Galewala Police and investigations are being conducted to arrest the other two suspects who have fled the area, police said.

The girl has been severely abused on several previous occasions including on Vesak Poya Day and has been hospitalized. According to police, the suspects are between the ages of 21 and 60.

Her maternal grandfather is also among them, the police said.

The suspects were to be produced before Dambulla Magistrate.


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