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)