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A Sri Lankan woman’s missed call to an unknown man over a year ago brought immense misery to her daughter, according to a report in the ‘Mawbima’ newspaper.
After the missed call, the 48-year-old woman from Angurumulla, Wattahena in Gampola and the 23-year-old youth from Dehiwala became friends and he came to stay in her house.
Taking advantage of the woman’s absence from home, the youth raped her 12-year-old daughter several times over the past year, the newspaper said.
Following a police complaint by the woman, the youth was arrested and remanded till March 3 by a magistrate in Gampola.
The victim, a Grade 7 student, has been hospitalised for medical examination.
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