Colombo: A 42-year-old retired army officer has been arrested by Wattegama police for allegedly molesting of his 13-year-old daughter for over a year, ‘Mawbima’ reported.
Reportedly, the girl was first raped by her alcoholic father about one-and-half years ago when she returned home from school. Thereafter he has been molesting her whenever he found her alone at home, police said.
He, in fact, had threatened to kill the girl if she revealed the incident.
It was only after the girl attended a seminar on child abuse that she told her mother about her ordeal. The woman, then consulted her relatives and they informed police.