An underage pregnancy reported from Vavuniya


A 15-year-old girl has delivered a baby in Eechchnkulam area in Vavuniya.

Initial investigations revealed that the girl was not aware if she was raped. But, she recalled an incident where a neighboring boy had come for her assistance when she suddenly fell ill, when her parents were away, nine months ago. He had given her a soft drink and medication.

The young man had mixed a sedative with the medication, police said.

The young mother also told the police that the following day he had called her over the phone but she did not understand what was told.

The man was arrested and will be produced before the Vavuniya Magistrate Courts.