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78-year-old molests 4-year-old girl

By Correspondent

Colombo: A 78-year-old man has been arrested on charges of molesting a 4-year-old girl inside a temple, ‘Mawbima’ reported.

The child had accompanied her mother, who was taking part in a campaign held at the site.

As the mother was busy cleaning the premises with other members of the team, the suspect took the child away and allegedly molested her.

The child later recounted her experience and the mom informed police.

The suspect was under the influence of alcohol, as per initial investigations. He is separated from his wife and sons and lives alone.