Saturday, 18th September 2021

3 children walk into police station begging for food

British Asia News Network

Sri Lanka: Three children claimed to be starving had walked into Pottuvil Police Station begging for food. Immediately meals were provided which and initiated investigations to find that their mother had not fed them for two days.

It was revealed that their father was working abroad and their mother was ill treating them. The police arrested the children’s mother who was summoned to Pottuvil Magistrate Mohamed Rafi along with their three children.

The Magistrate, who remanded the woman till December 12, ordered the Police to hand the children over to their uncle under the care of the Child Protection Authority and to produce them before him again on December 12.

Further investigations are being carried out.

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