Police arrest 13yr old for rape

The police have arrested a 13 year old boy for raping an underage girl, the police media unit said today.

According to the police the boy had raped a 12 year old girl in Aralaganwila on Monday and a police complaint over the incident was lodged yesterday.

The police said that the rape had taken place at the residence of the girl and the girl was believed to have been raped by the young boy on a previous occasion as well.

The suspect is to be produced before the Pollonaruwa Magistrate today.