Police in search of dancing teacher who abused students.
Police have initiated special investigations to arrest a dancing teacher who made 7 school students consume alcohol and sexually abusing one of them.
The suspect has posed as a dancing teacher at Boraluhena neighbourhood of Deniyaya and conducted private tuition classes at his home.
The Deniyaya police said the suspect has fled the area after the incident.
Acting on a tip-off, police have raided the suspect’s house but the suspect has dodged police leaving the 7 students to lay in a drunken stupor.
Later police admitted all the students to Deniyaya hospital for a medical inspection.
Meanwhile Na Ula police OIC Ajith Chaminda Rajapakse said child abuse incidents in the area are on the increase and three wheelers and school vans have been used by culprits in committing child abuse in Na Ula area.
He made these comments during an awareness program held for three wheel and school van drivers in the area today.