Jan 28, 2019

Another girl gang raped in Jaffna

The Jaffna-Ilavalai Police had arrested three men and a woman over an incident where they had burgled a house and gang raped a 17-year-old girl who was in the house.

The police said that a 28-year-old youth from Thellipalai-Jaffna and a 30-year-old from Elalai-Jaffna had been arrested of having raped the girl.

Another suspect who had aided in burgling the house had also been arrested and a woman who had been directly involved in a racket with the gold jewellery burgled from the house, was also arrested.

The crime had been committed on January 19th and based on a court order, the suspects had been arrested and held for questioning.

The suspects are scheduled to be produced in the Mallakam Magistrate’s Court today.

The Ilavalai Police is conducting further investigations.

Pics by Madawa Kulasooriya- Vavuniya Corr.