Colombo: A gang of ten men raped a woman in Singhapitiya area of Gampola while her seven-month-old infant cried for the milk.
Residents of Singhapitiya area, nine of the suspects were married.
Investigations revealed that when the woman’s husband was away, the culprits entered the house and raped her after threatening to kill her and the infant on three occasions.
In her statement to the police, she stated that she was getting ready to take a bath at a bathtub behind the house when the suspects entered the house and raped her while her infant cried for the milk. She begged them to release her but they continued to molest her brutally.
The woman fell unconscious until her husband returned home. She, however, didn’t reveal her ordeal to him fearing threats from the suspects.
The 31-year-old victim’s husband lost one leg in a landmine explosion during the war with the separatists.
The Gampola magistrate ordered the suspects to be remanded till March 3, ‘Mawbima’ reported. Gampola police is investigating the case.
10-year-old girl raped by two men
Colombo: Two young men entered a house and raped a 10-year-old girl after her father left for work, ‘Lanka Hot News’ reported.
The suspects, aged 31 and 21, were residents of the same area.
Police investigation revealed that the victim’s mother had gone abroad for employment about four-years ago and the culprits waited near her home until her father left home to work. They brutally raped the underage girl as she was alone inside.
Vavuniya police are searching for the culprits.