It is reported that two women have been raped by a witch doctor who had come to perform peace at a house in the Landewela area in Bogoda in the Haliela Police Division.
Police Media Spokesman, Senior DIG Ajith Rohana said that the house owner had brought in the witch doctor to remove a defect in the house.
The witch doctor who had come to the house had instructed all the men in the house to leave the house and go to the intersections of the nearby areas during the peace process yesterday (31) morning.
A 45-year-old woman and a 19-year-old girl were sexually assaulted at the house under the pretext of performing rituals when the men left the house, a police spokesman said.
The suspect has been arrested following a complaint lodged with the Haliela Police.
The suspect, a 46-year-old resident of Ambagaswewa, Medirigiriya, is to be produced before the Badulla Magistrate's Court today (01).