Man remanded for allegedly molesting 10-year-old

A 52-year-old man has been remanded on charges of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy.

The Badulla Magistrate’s Court yesterday remanded the man till 3rd March, 2021.

The Court had further ordered the suspect to be produced before a psychiatrist and submit a report on the same day.

According to Swarnavahini, the suspect is a resident of the Karadhagahamada area.

The suspect was arrested based on a complaint filed by the parents of the child at the Kandhaketiya Police station.

The affected child has been admitted to hospital to undergo a medical examination.

The Kandhaketiya Police is conducting further investigations into the incident.

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