Monk Areested Over Alleged Abuse of Orphaned girls

[ TCNR ] - [ May 06, 2010 09:38 GMT ]

MONK ARRESTED OVER ALLEGED ABUSE OF ORPHANED GIRLS DATE_FORMAT_LC2 .May 05, 2010: A monk has been taken into custody in connection with an allegation that two school girls of an orphanage in Uppuveli, Trincomalee had been abused.

According to police media spokesman SP Prishantha Jayakody, the two girls aged 15 and 17 had made statements to police to that effect.

The two school girls have been sent to Trincomalee hospital for an inspection.

The girls had revealed of the abuse they had had to undergo at the hands of the suspect, to a teacher of their school. The school teacher had alerted the school principal and the principal had informed the police.

The two school girls have told police that the monk had abused them.