Illegal abortionist arrested in Sigiriya


Dambulla Police have arrested an individual who was found to have been performing illegal abortions in the Ehalagala area in Sigiriya.

The suspect was arrested, when  he agreed to perform an abortion on an undercover police officer, posing as a pregnant woman.

Stocks of medical supplies in the possession of the suspect were also taken into police custody.

Police say the suspect is a resident of Gallalla. He is to be produced before the Dambulla Magistrate.