French tourist and guide arrested on abuse charges

30 May 2016 12:06 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A 66-old-French tourist and his Sri Lankan guide were arrested by the Ambalangoda Police yesterday on charges of abusing a 14-year-old school boy.


Police said the boy was admitted to the Balapitiya Hospital. The suspects are to be produced in Court today. (Ahangama Sumathipala Diyagahage)

  Comments - 10

  • das Monday, 30 May 2016 05:16 PM

    Welcome to Sri Lanka, the paedophilia paradise!!

    Kathir Monday, 30 May 2016 05:32 PM

    Dear readers,I was a ,former local French guide working for Hemdugs Ztravel now Hemtours . When we arrived ( group) in a Hotel At Anuradhapura I saw a German Tourist with nearly 4 small boys and he was so buisy for taking one room and I questioned the front office manager if all these young minor boys were sharing the same room with this old man,he said yes.by telling me that it was not his problems since he has paid for all!!!!We should punish first the local guide and put this old French tourist in jailKathir

    malij Monday, 30 May 2016 05:35 PM

    Hang the local guide first.

    jaypee Tuesday, 31 May 2016 10:30 AM

    Why are we focusing on this kind of cheap tourism to develop the country. There are so many other ways to make the country developed. Don't ruin the future of our next generation.

    Rayan Tuesday, 31 May 2016 10:37 AM

    Ar you are correct via DM Android App

    AR Monday, 30 May 2016 07:43 PM

    Boy sex industry is one of the main reason for tourism in Sri Lanka, read in a journal article. Authorities have to take action. Parents need awareness that boys get sexually transmitted diseases if not pregnancy and this is not the way for reducing poor living condition.

    ja Monday, 30 May 2016 08:04 PM

    Good suggestion.

    English sir Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:45 AM

    you are forgiven for making the pregnancy error

    Ritu Monday, 30 May 2016 01:27 PM

    It may be the locals or the foreigners....very very hard core punishment should be given so that people will not be tempted to do such harm to little children....These people faces should be shown on all media and embarrassed !!!!!

    vijey Tuesday, 31 May 2016 04:55 PM

    All whites are not gentlemen.


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