May 04, 2018

4 girls run away from children's home

Four girls who had been running away from a children's home in Atulugama, Bandaragama have been taken into police custody in the early hours of yesterday (03).

The girls, aged 12,14,15 and 18 were spotted by a police mobile unit while on the road with a bag of clothes.

Upon being questioned, the teenagers have revealed that they decided to run away after not receiving a proper education and unable to bear harassment of the other children at the home.

It is revealed that one of the girls is being educated in english medium.

Further investigations are underway.