A news about a 12 year old girl becoming infected with a Sexually Transmitted disease (STD) is reported from a plantation colony in Balangoda.
This has been revealed when the girl was hospitalized suspecting for a germ infection.
After being admitted to the Balangoda, Oluganthota Base Hospital, the girl had then been transferred to Ratnapura General Hospital, where the STD has been confirmed.
In an inquiry made by the girl, it has been revealed that she had been raped by her grandfather.
The suspect is said to have fled the area at the moment.