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Sri Lanka police arrest an academic for seducing women through social media

2013 Jul 03

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lanka`s police has arrested a university professor who is suspected of luring women through social media and abusing them.

The 42-year-old Sri Lankan is a professor in the atomic energy field in a foreign country.

The individual has appeared in social media under several pseudonyms.

The Police had received several complaints that the academic has molested the women lured through social media and taken nude photos of them.

Colombo Magistrate Court remanded the suspect and he is to be produced for an identification parade on Thursday.

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