An attendant priest, part of a popular devalaya in Galle, has been arrested and remanded on charges of sexually abusing children.
He was remanded till the 23rd of August by the Galle Magistrate’s Court.
The 44-year-old attendant priest, a resident of Unawatuna, was arrested by officers of the Criminal Investigation Department in Galle.
He was arrested following several complaints lodged by parents.
The suspect had engaged with children through the use of WhatsApp.