A teen aged Tamil girl from Batticaloa who had come to a Maradana employment agency accompanied by two foreign employment sub agents, is alleged to have been raped at a lodge in Maradana.
A suspect was taken into custody.
According to the complaint, the girl aged (19) who was a native from Karadiyanaru in Batticaloa, she had visited Colombo accompanied by two sub agents who had made arrangements to accommodate her in a lodge in Maradana. However, after a short stay, she had fallen ill and cutting short her visit had returned to Karadiyanaru where she had sought treatment at the government hospital. Maradana Police said that according to medical examination, she had stated that she had been raped. A complaint was lodged with the Police who apprehended one of the suspects. SI Gunasinhe Adikari, PS.22465 Gunaratne under the directions of OIC Sunil Imbulpe is conducting investigations.