Sri Lanka police search for alleged rapist
Police in Sri Lanka are searching for a man who allegedly raped an Australian tourist.
Police in Ambalangoda in south Sri Lanka are searching for a tourist guide who an Australian National University student touring this country has alleged raped her, the online Colombo Page newspaper reported Sunday.
The victim is part of a group of 15 Australian students who are in the country to conduct some studies.
While authorities said the victim would be subjected to a medical test, police said the suspect has fled from the area and an island-wide search operation is on to arrest him.
(Posted on 27-01-2014)