A police officer who had abused a schoolgirl has been arrested.
The police said that this police officer was arrested based on a complaint the Senior DIG Central Province had received.
A police sergeant attached to the Nawalapitiya police has thus been arrested.
The school girl concerned has been abused on the pretext of investigating into an urgent complaint received at the Nawalapitiya police station.
The police said that the schoolgirl subjected to the abuse was about
14 years old.
Currently the child has been admitted to the hospital.
The police officer concerned is scheduled to be produced before court today.