Rape by soldiers alleged
[TamilNet, Sunday, 05 March 2000, 09:37 GMT]
A young woman of Nelliyady north is alleged to have been sexually assaulted by three men, suspected to be soldiers from a Sri Lankan army camp near her house, police sources in Jaffna said.
This woman was admitted to Manthikai hospital at Point Pedro in Jaffna district on Friday evening in unconscious state.
The woman made a statement to Point Pedro Police that three men who claimed that they had come from Malusanthi army camp had sexually assaulted her around 2.30 p.m. on Friday.
They had gone into her house on the pretext of checking her identity card. She was alone at that time when the offence was committed.
The Point Pedro Police are conducting inquiries into this incident.