Aug 03, 2021

Colombo businessman in custody over alleged sexual assault on a tecaher

Police have arrested a businessman in Colombo over an alleged sexual assault on a 19-year teacher in Kirulapone area.

The suspect is a resident on the Siddarata Mawatha in Kirulapone and he has allegedly caused sexual harassment to the tecaher who is also a resident on the same road.

The girl has been living at a rented house with her mother and brother, near the suspect's house. She serves as a teacher at a private school.

On the night of July 31, the suspect entered the house and touched the girl and had tried to sexually abuse her. The girl had thrown a punch at the suspect and fled from the house.

Police later found the mobile phone of the suspect from that house.

The suspect was to be produced before courts while the girl was produced before the JMO at Kalubowila Hospital.