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Daughter raped by father and his friend

18 Mar 2023 - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}      

By Hiran Priyankara 

An individual and one of his friends who raped the former’s daughter since the age of ten were taken into custody by Karuwalagaswewa Police yesterday.  

It was ironical that the friend had informed police that the daughter had been raped by the father, but the investigation revealed that both of them had raped the girl. 

 Police said the victim was now 16 years of age and a grade ten student at a school in Puttalam, her father is 44 years and her father’s friend involved in the incident was 39 years. 

Investigations revealed that the suspects had raped the girl for more than five years when her mother was away from home for employment. However, the mother who denied any knowledge of the incident told police that she was a manual worker away from home during the daytime and returned late in the evening. 
The victim and the suspects were residents of Thabowa in Karuwalagaswewa area. 

A senor police official said the individual who provided information against the girl’s father had himself raped the girl with the knowledge of her father. 

The suspects were to be produced in court last morning and the girl to be referred to the JMO Puttalam Base Hospital. 

Karuwalagaswewa Police are conducting further investigations.