A 14-year-old girl who had been gang-raped by three young men committed suicide a day later. In the suicide note she left behind she d had named the men and blamed herself asking for forgiveness from her family and friends if she had done anything wrong.
Rape and violence against women are reaching epidemic proportions in this country. Anecdotal evidence says that there is a rape every four hours; that three children are raped every three days and so on.
According to Police statistics 2012 girls and women had been raped in 2016. Two hundred and forty eight (248) plaints have been filed, there have been no convictions while 2007 investigations were pending. https://www.police.lk/images/others/crime_trends/2016/grave_crime%20.pdf