Akuressa PS chairman arrested

The chairman of the Akuressa Pradeshiya Sabha, Liyanage Sunil, was arrested this morning over allegations of committing rape.

Sunil had allegedly raped a 14 year old girl sometime in May at a location in the Akuressa town, the police media unit said.

The 48 year old Pradeshiya Sabha chairman was arrested early this morning by the Matara unit of the Child and women’s police bureau.

He is to be produced before the Matara court today.