14-year old mother
Sep 29, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) is looking into the case of a fourteen-year-old who gave birth to a child at the Castle Hospital in Colombo. The mother and child are being kept under the protection of the NCPA. The NCPA was informed of the situation by the Doctors and Officials of the Hospital and the case was taken up in Courts today.
It is alleged that the young woman was raped at the age of thirteen by a mason who visited the house. Following this incident, a private donor had helped the girl by accompanying her to a private clinic to receive the necessary treatment, the victim had told the NCPA authorities.
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