An army official has been sexually abused by a Buddhist priest, after they started to communicate after meeting on Facebook. The 25-year-old Buddhist priest was arrested.
The army official is attached to Kanagarayankulam Army Camp in Vavuniya.
The priest has asked the army official to visit his Viharaya and had sexually abused him.
When the official fell ill at the camp he was forwarded for a medical checkup where it was found that he was sexually abused.
Madampe police has taken a statement from the official who explained what had taken place.
The priest was arrested and is due to be produced at courts.