Ella Police yesterday arrested the principal of Yahalawela Vidyalaya on the charge of sexually abusing four students of the same school.
The students studying in Grades 10 and 11 were allegedly abused separately at the teachers’ restroom and shrine room.
The arrest was made after parents lodged a complaint with the Ella Police.
Preliminary Police investigations revealed that the 52-year-old suspect had been found guilty for abusing her nieces too. The suspect was to be produced before the Magistrate yesterday.