Minor elopes with married man to escape step-dad's torture
Colombo: Abused by her stepfather, a 15-year-old girl eloped with a 31-year-old man and father of one in Sri Lanka, reported ‘Lanka Hot News’.
The incident came to light after her mom filed a missing report and investigations led to the person from Giribawa area, whom the minor girl had befriended lately.
The girl revealed to police that she eloped with the suspect as she was abused by her stepdad every time her mother was not at home.
Her dad passed away early and her mom married a second time.
Both the men have been arrested.
10 years for raping 50-year-old mom
Meanwhile, in a separate incident, a 34-year-old man was sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment after the court found him guilty of raping a 50-year-old woman and mother of three, ‘Mawbima’ reported.
He was also ordered to pay a compensation of [Sri Lankan] Rs75,000 to the victim, and if he failed to do so, his imprisonment would be extended by six months.
The incident took place in 2006, when he forcibly entered the woman’s house and raped her at knife point.
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