A 3 year old girl has been found abandoned in a small clay hut has been found in a small clay hut.
She has been produced before the Badulla Magistrate’s Court.
The child has been handed over to a Probationary Officer after being cleaned up and provided with food.
She has been identified as a resident of the Bakinilanda area in Matigahathenna under the Madulsima Police Division.
Preliminary investigations have revealed that the child had been abandoned in a forest once before by her mother.
The mother is reported to have remarried when the child was 2 ½ years-old and had thereafter had abandoned her.
The child’s father is reported to have remarried on multiple occasions.
Further investigations are being carried out by the Madulsima Police.