Abuser posing as teacher arrested | Daily News

Abuser posing as teacher arrested

Pitigala Police yesterday arrested a father of two who posed as a teacher and allegedly discussed sexually related topics with schoolgirls over the phone.

The suspect is a 29-year-old resident of Gannima in Boraluhena in Elpitiya. Investigations revealed that the man had found the telephone numbers of schoolgirls and had contacted them on his mobile phone. Six schoolgirls have lodged complaints against the man. Four girls have complained to the Pitigala police and two children to the Karandeniya police.

Subsequently the suspect was arrested on charge of sexual harassment of underage girls. The suspect is a divorcee, police said.

He was to be produced in court on completion of investigations.


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