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NCPA informs police about girl assaulted by two youth

2 October 2015 09:08 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) said today the information it had obtained on the young woman attacked by two youth, as seen in a video gone viral in social media websites, would be sent to the Police Child and Women's Bureau for further investigation.

On Wednesday which was also the World Children’s Day, a video showing two young men assaulting the young woman while another person was recording the incident went viral on Facebook.

The NCPA official who wished to remain anonymous told Daily Mirror that according to the information they had collected, the girl was over the age of 18 and therefore the NCPA was not authorised to take legal action regarding the incident.

Police requested public assistance to identify the girl who was attacked so that they could investigate the incident.

Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekarra told Daily Mirror that at the moment police does not have any information about the incident or the identity of the girl and therefore they are unable not initiate an investigation.

“Anyone with information about the incident and the identity of the girl or those who assaulted her should contact nearest police station and inform them,” ASP Gunasekara said. (Piyumi Fonseka)


  Comments - 6

  • nad Saturday, 03 October 2015 07:21 AM

    Is this a real incident or just a "drama" to get attention?

    Ranjit Saturday, 03 October 2015 08:00 AM

    It is the DUTY of the Police to inquire and investigate. please hand this case also to the CID and they will do a superb job and the country will be proud. BEWARE of the Police they may arrest the wrong girl the victim and two youth the criminals as on the Magistrate will remand them without proof ad in the SEYA rape and murder via DM Android App

    ANTON Saturday, 03 October 2015 08:26 AM


    tishan Saturday, 03 October 2015 05:52 PM

    All the evidence are their to arrest and punish thees culprits.What we lack is a capable police department.

    Suren Sarathkumara Saturday, 03 October 2015 10:25 AM

    Police should ask from NCPA about the girl - because NCPA knows for sure that she is more than 18.

    sirisena Saturday, 03 October 2015 10:41 AM

    The bully looked like Namal.

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