PS member and 4 others remanded over alleged rape

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Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Thanamalwila Pradeshiya Sabha member R.A. Ranaweera and four others have been arrested and remanded in connection with the alleged rape of a 13-year-old mentally challenged girl.

A senior police official said that the suspects were remanded till April 16 after produced in the Embilipitiya Magistrate’s Court.

He said the suspects had allegedly raped the girl from Kiriwewa area at times for more than three months and that she was admitted to the Hambantota General Hospital for medical examination and treatment.

The arrested were identified as age between 17 and 70.

Meanwhile, former Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa condemning the alleged incident, has assured that the ongoing investigations into the alleged incident will not be influenced by the political leadership.

  Comments - 19

  • Karu Thursday, 09 April 2020 02:48 PM

    If confirmed please treat them like the Hyderabad police. Get rid of the scums

    Pissa Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:06 PM

    MR and Gota get a good gifts from their friends.

    Mm Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:23 PM

    If this is proven to be true hang them in public!

    warren Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:25 PM

    Don't worry. Eventually, the culprits will be released without any charges. It may not come as a surprise if the innocent victim becomes the accused!

    Dhaya Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:25 PM

    Barbarians, hang them. They are threat to the society. Imagine, a politician being a rapist and what they are going to teach the society. PS to Provincial council then to Parliament. We can imagine the level of people we are electing to take care of us, rapists, thugs, fraudsters who loots our hard earned tax money. Change is needed from the voters.

    Ramon de alvis Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:34 PM

    This is what the people voted for and will vote again, Mr. president do you sir approve of this ?

    Lasantha de Silva Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:37 PM

    When is he going to be released on bail?

    Oscar Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:37 PM

    Await the Executive Pardon in a few days time. The corona will grant them bail. Wonderful country.

    Sam Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:41 PM

    70 YEARS. WHAT SHAME FOR HIS RELATION AND KIDS PLEASE PUBLISH HIS NAME, ADDRESS AND PICTURE OF THIS CULPRIT.

    Waco Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:42 PM

    Castrate them straight away.

    Mohamed Zainudeen Thursday, 09 April 2020 03:55 PM

    No need to get excited. Even if the guys get convicted

    C.K.Lankaputhra. Friday, 10 April 2020 06:29 AM

    Are you sure the will culprit will not another Saruwa Sunil?

    Don Juwan Friday, 10 April 2020 07:36 AM

    Th.e case is a soda bottle just opened.

    sacre blieu Friday, 10 April 2020 08:04 AM

    During these difficult times, and even in desperate situations , when certain people do not get the promised help/assistance assured by the government, women are exposed and are exploited by these blagards, who may even deny or loot the aid and precipitate such a situation. Even certain police personnel be supporters, allowing false entries and even by death threats. Other crimes too, according to news, have increased.

    Mohamed Ifaz Friday, 10 April 2020 09:06 AM

    This is not an unfortunate incident as Namal Rajapaksa MP stated. On the contrary, this is an inhuman heinous crime commited against an innocent girl. Look at them, they abused this girl over a period of three months. Are they humans or beasts in human's clothing? So, all the notorious criminals and their parliament accomplices must be executed to safeguard our country.

    Arnold Friday, 10 April 2020 09:19 AM

    Pohottu boys will be boys.

    Paala Friday, 10 April 2020 09:21 AM

    We have past notorious experience with former MR regime, which led to dislodge them from power such as Tanglla rape

    Paala Friday, 10 April 2020 12:57 PM

    We have past notorious experience with previous MR regime which led to dislodge that government,we have Gota government as fair for all

    Gratiaen Hewa Friday, 10 April 2020 02:01 PM

    They are sex perverts! This type of cases should be given priority and experienced prosecutors should be appointed to handle this case in Courts and finalise it without least delay.


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