- The suspect had conducted English tuition classes in several areas in and around Colombo
- Video footages were sold to clients in foreign countries
The suspect arrested on charges of sexually abusing underage boys had been identified as a set designer for a children’s reality show on television in addition to being an English teacher.
The 54-year-old suspect arrested by the Kollupitiya Police following a tip-off that underage boys were being sexually abused, was remanded till August 5 after being produced in the Nugegoda Magistrate’s Court on Saturday.
It is alleged that video footages were sold to clients in foreign countries.
The suspect had conducted English tuition classes in several areas in and around Colombo and had allegedly taken some male students aged between 10-12 for private classes to his residence where he had sexually abused them, it is alleged.
The Police also seized 135 CDs containing footages of child abuse, a pen-drive, hard disk, memory card, camera and a mobile phone from the suspect’s house.