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Protest against child rape, Vavuniya

Protesters held a demonstration in Vavuniya on Monday condemning incidents of rape and calling for the arrest of the rapist of a 7-year-old girl in Nedunkeni.

Local sources said that an individual had been arrested in Senapilavu in connection with the assault.

In another incident, according to J. Jeyakennedy, officer for child rights improvement, an 18-year-old woman with special needs was sexually assaulted while home alone in Kanakarayankulam, Vavuniya.

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