Jan 04, 2020

Assault on teenager with cricket bat; three remanded

Three suspects-father, step mother and a female Grama Niladhari- who were arrested for allegedly assaulting a 13-year-old girl(suspect’s daughter) in Nikaweratiya, were remanded until January 16, by the Nikaweratiya Magistrate Court today.
It was also revealed that, the arrested father had allegedly assaulted his teenage daughter in several earlier occasions.

Meanwhile, the service of arrested Grama Niladhari in Nikaweratiya, has been suspended on the direction of Minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon.

A video currently circulation on social media shows a teenage girl being assaulted by two females using a cricket bat. 
(Daily Mirror)