Pitabeddara police have arrested a 37 year-old suspect, who had been hiding in Ratnapura after seducing a girl aged 15 yesterday (29).
According to Police sources, the suspect had cheated the girl and promised to marry the girl. He had become friendly with the girl and had had an affair with the girl just after a few missed calls.
When the girl was to a tuition class by bus, the suspect had taken the girl into a friend’ s home by a three- wheeler and raped the girl.
The owner of the house will be charged and arrested, if he had allegedly aided and abetted by providing accommodation and helped in the crime.
Pitabeddara police are conducting further investigation into the incident.