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  • The suspect had made the child drink a drug-laced soft drink during an event in late 2019 and had abused the child sexually

By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya  

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) arrested a 42-year-old male dance teacher in the Western Province for allegedly abusing a 17-year-old boy.  

It has been revealed that the suspect had made the child drink a drug-laced soft drink during an event in late 2019 and had abused the child sexually.  


Also, prior to the incident, the dance teacher had taken a group of 11 people, including three minors on a trip to a foreign country. Investigations revealed that the suspect had tried to abuse one of the underage boys who was a member of the tour.  


The NCPA said that the suspect dance teacher had previously been involved in harassing a girl through social media using two underage boys.  


NCPA is conducting further investigations into the incident. 

 


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