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Parents arrested for daughter’s rape

The police have taken the parents of a 15-year-old girl into custody on the charge of allowing her to be raped by two youths.

Ceylontoday, 2012-07-31 18:01:00
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Parents arrested for daughter’s rape

By Mahesh Patabandige – Anuradhapura

The police have taken the parents of a 15-year-old girl into custody on the charge of allowing her to be raped by two youths.

Father Karunasinghe Gedera Jayalath (48) and mother R.M.H. Premalatha, residents of Kokaweva, Gatalawa, were produced before Anuradhapura Magistrate and Additional District Judge, Ruwandika Marapana, who ordered them to be remanded until 9August.

The two youths were ordered to be released on cash bail. Accordingly, Lahiru Udaya Kumara (19), a resident of Palugasgodalla, Hambantota was ordered to be released on Rs 200,000 cash bail and E.M.A.A. Bandara (23), a resident of Kivilekada, Gatalawa was ordered to be released on Rs 10,000 cash bail.

According to the police, the parents have allowed the youths to rape their underage daughter to earn money. Galenbindunu Wewa Police said the suspects were arrested following a complaint made by the victim.  

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