2014-01-27 16:26:30 Source: Sydney Original Website Marieedit

Sydney, January 1, Eastern Time, Australia It was reported that an Australian university student was raped by a tour guide while studying in Sri Lanka.

According to reports from local Sri Lankan media on Sunday, police are looking for a man in the southern town of Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka, who is suspected of raping a young woman on a beach.

Sri Lankan online media Colombo Page said that the woman was a student from the Australian National University (ANU), and she was one of 15 Australian students who came to study in this small town.

Another Sri Lankan online media, Daily Mirror, reported that since December last year, she has been a volunteer at a turtle hatchery, which is also part of her academic project.

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) confirmed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had learned of the rape case. "We are providing consular assistance to an Australian woman in Sri Lanka," she said.

A spokesperson for the Australian National University told Fairfax Media that the National University is also investigating.