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Woman raped by SL army 'willingly participated' say police

A woman allegedly raped by three Sri Lankan Army soldiers on Sunday, "willingly participated" said a spokesperson for Haputale police, SP Ajith Rohana.

The three soldiers were arrested on Monday, after being apprehended by railway security officers whilst on a train to Badulla.

According to the Sinhala news site, Adaderana, Rohana said, 'initial investigations had later revealed that the alleged rape victim had willingly participated'.

The soldiers were on their way to Diyatalawa military base for training.

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