A 19 year old Sri Lankan mason allegedly befriended an underage schoolgirl of 15, a resident of the house in which he was working, and sexually abused her, leaving her three months pregnant.
The incident happened in Nagoda in Kaluthara area.
It is alleged that the suspect had had a love affair with the girl four months ago and that he sexually abused her at times when no one else was around.
The victim has been admitted to the Nagoda hospital for medical tests and her suspect boyfriend has been arrested.
Meanwhile, police in Akuressa, Sri Lanka, on April 8 arrested two men, aged 32 and 34, who were alleged to have sexually abused two underage girls taking them to a school building in Matara town.
The arrests were made following a complaint lodged by the girls’ parents, the Island reports.
According to the police, one of the men had invited his girlfriend to come along with a friend and meet him on the Matara beach. The man had gone with a friend of his and when it was dark the duo had taken the girls to a school building in the same area and spent the night there.
The parents of the girls have, in their respective complaints to the police, alleged that the girls had been sexually abused.
The girls have been sent for a medical examination. The men were produced before the Matara Magistrate and remanded till May 2.