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He wanted more than a mere 'thank you'

17 December 2016 10:10 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


26-year-old Japanese woman who was in the country as a tourist had complained to Galle Police that a steward of the hotel she was staying at had sexually abused her.

She had gone outside to take a shower since the bathroom of the hotel was located outside.

Realizing that she had closed the room door accidentally leaving the keys behind, a steward had been asked to go and fetch her keys.

The steward who had managed to retrieve the keys with the aid of a hook sent through a window of the room she was occupying and had been humbly thanked by the Japanese woman.

The unsatisfied steward had replied to the woman that a mere ‘thank you’ was not enough and had stroked her breasts.

Officers at the Galle Police Women’s and Children’s Bureau had taken the suspect into custody. (D G Sugathapala)

  Comments - 8

  • Cricy Saturday, 17 December 2016 10:40 AM

    The 2500 year old culture.

    Shehan Saturday, 17 December 2016 10:41 AM

    Give the man maximum punishment. These type of idiots destroying country image only.

    Banda Saturday, 17 December 2016 11:34 AM

    Legaliseing sex work will reduce such happening

    Praba Saturday, 17 December 2016 11:35 AM

    What a shame. Citizens are quick to criticize our own culture for any dam reason

    Shelly. Saturday, 17 December 2016 12:30 PM

    Stingy foreigners spend their stay in 3rd class places. This is what they get in return.The Tourist Board must bear the respnsibility to give proper guiding. via DM Android App

    brainmaster Saturday, 17 December 2016 12:42 PM

    What hotel is this with the bathroom outside ? Cheap hotel, cheap treatment !

    Veda mama Saturday, 17 December 2016 12:53 PM

    There is a thing call "A Master Key". Instead of hooking, she could have requested the "Hotel Desk" to open her room. Something is not right........!!!

    Premalal Saturday, 17 December 2016 01:56 PM

    Even if prostitution is legalised it would cost money, whereas this guy wanted a free lunch.

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