( August 29,2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Horowpathana Police have taken a corporal and four other soldiers on charges of raping a woman in her house at Horowpathana.

It is revealed they had also robbed jewellery and money amounting to Rs 35,000 belonging to the victim. Police said the gang had tied the son (14) and had raped the woman six times.

Sources said husband of the victim and their two other sons are also serving the Army. The motorcycle used by the suspects has been taken into custody. Horowpathana Police are conducting further investigations.


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