Man arrested in Maharagama for forcing teenager into prostitution


Police have arrested an individual in Maharagama, who is said to have forced a sixteen-year-old girl into prostitution.

The National Child Protection Authority stated that the suspect is alleged to have raped the child and later sexually abused her by selling her to other men from time to time. The NCPA stated that the child is currently pregnant.

The suspect is a twenty-eight-year-old resident of Mahiyanganaya. The suspect is to be produced before the Aluthkade Magistrate on Wednesday.