Monk remanded for sexually abusing girl, aged 15

( December 25, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) A Buddhist monk has been remanded for sexually abusing a 15 year old girl at Mahakelegama in Galenbindunuwewa about three months ago. Chief incumbent of Sudarshanarama Vihara, Mihindupura Sumananda has been arrested on a complaint received by police that he had abused the girl at the temple.
 He had allegedly lured her into a room, saying there was a call for her from his mobile, and abused her. Police told court that parents had delayed complaining to police as they feared disruption to her sitting for the GCE O/L examination.

Author: Sri Lanka Guardian

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