Hartal in Vavuniya over rape and murder of teen

A hartal was staged in Vavuniya today in protest over the rape and murder of a teenager last week.

An autopsy conducted on the teen found dead in a house in Vavuniya revealed that she was raped and murdered.

The 14 year old girl was found hanging from the neck with the help of a saree inside the house last week.

Investigations into the death had been launched and a post-mortem examination was conducted on the body of the victim.

The post-mortem examination found that the teen had been sexually abused and murdered. The police have launched investigations to identify the culprits. (Colombo Gazette)