The victim of this incident, together with another student reported to have assaulted the son of the suspect a few days ago.
In return, the suspect reported to have assaulted the 9 year old student.
Meanwhile, a principal of a school in the Bandarawela Ella educational zone has been arrested for abusing 4 female students.
The suspect was arrested following complaints made by a parent of one of the victims.
He has been charged for child abuse in the past as well.