Cabinet sub-committee appointed on child abuse

Tilak MarapanaA cabinet sub-committee has been appointed on child abuse, Minister of Law and Order Tilak Marapana told Parliament today.

He said that the decision was taken following the recent incidents of rape, abuse and murder of children.

Marapana also briefed Parliament on the progress of investigations in relation to the murder of Seya Sadewmini.

He said that DNA samples had been taken from the two suspects arrested over the murder and he assured justice will be served.

The Minister said that several people from the village of the victim had been questioned over the incident. (Colombo Gazette)