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Police records Danushka’s statements over rape allegation

25 July 2018 02:36 pm - 30     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Kollupitiya Police has recorded a statement from Sri Lankan batsman Danushka Gunathilaka in connection with the incident, where a Norwegian woman was allegedly raped by one of his friends at a star class hotel in Kollupitiya.

The Kollupitya Police arrested a 26-year-old Sri Lankan holding a UK passport, on Sunday (22) night after the 23-year-old Norwegian woman lodged a complaint with the Police, stating that she was raped at the hotel in Kollupitiya on Saturday.

However, the Police ruled out cricketer’s involvement to the rape case.

According to the Police, the victim woman and her friend, who is also a Norwegian, had arrived in Sri Lanka on July 15 for a visit.

One of the women had maintained a connection with Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka through social media.

It was reported that the cricketer had contacted the Norwegian woman and allegedly taken her to their hotel on Saturday night along with her friend.

Later, the friend of Danuskha had also joined with them.

Investigation revealed that the cricketer had paid the bills and his friend, had allegedly raped the Norwegian woman when the cricketer was asleep in the same room.

The suspect was arrested and remanded till tomorrow by the Colombo Fort Magistrate.(DS)

  Comments - 30

  • stardusr Wednesday, 25 July 2018 03:24 PM

    sounds fishy via DM Android App

    deshan.048518 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 04:11 PM

    Is this 1st of April?

    Gamaya Wednesday, 25 July 2018 04:27 PM

    Oh these women...... go into hotel rooms with young men and then cry rape! I know I will now be called a misogynist. NO I am not. Good advice I give to any woman: don't walk into undesirable situations unless you wish to be desired.

    Vara Thursday, 26 July 2018 09:09 PM

    How did the five Starr hotel allow visitors to the room when the. Urfew was om

    Wise Donkey Wednesday, 25 July 2018 04:29 PM

    Hard to believe that one was asleep when the other raped the girl without the other's knowledge. There is something fishy from the word go..........

    SENA Thursday, 26 July 2018 11:19 AM

    "I was asleep" could be another variation of " I cannot remember"

    Sutha Wednesday, 25 July 2018 04:33 PM

    The cricketer is asleep ??!!!

    Siva Wednesday, 25 July 2018 04:35 PM

    Sounds extremely suspicious. He was asleep while a woman was being raped?

    Kaush Wednesday, 25 July 2018 04:56 PM

    "One of the women had maintained a connection with Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka through social media." So question is why they agreed to go to the room with two guys and spend the night?

    Ash Wednesday, 25 July 2018 04:59 PM

    Qualified to become a politician in SL

    Indyd Wednesday, 25 July 2018 05:06 PM

    Of course he is a victim of an indecent act..He was just watching the rape seen and just mas..ting..folks..Please let him go..

    Rp Wednesday, 25 July 2018 05:14 PM

    He sounds guilty to me unless he was passed out from alcohol or drugs

    Upul Wednesday, 25 July 2018 05:18 PM

    I do not want to jeopardise his cricketing career, but, his statement is not convincing.

    රංජනී Wednesday, 25 July 2018 05:36 PM

    Hyenas attack as a pack.. and dogs will be dogs

    Chris Wednesday, 25 July 2018 05:36 PM

    He must have been drunk or on drugs to be asleep in the same room a rape is taking place. Kollupitiya Police is obviously covering up something. I wish the truth will surface soon. He can be the best cricketer in the world but if he is a rapist he must be punished.

    BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 26 July 2018 08:56 AM

    The Sri Lanka Police is not known for true investigations in practice

    Pramod Wednesday, 25 July 2018 05:46 PM

    check DNA

    Pramod Wednesday, 25 July 2018 05:46 PM

    check DNA

    REEZ Wednesday, 25 July 2018 05:52 PM

    I have heard of sleeping beauty. This is sleeping cricketer. While is friend is riding. Not sure of the women also.

    Labby Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:02 PM

    What man will fall asleep while there is live sex going on in the same room? Whoever made this statement must think we are highly stupid to believe this crap.

    Alpha Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:06 PM

    WOW , This will supercede the " mata mathaka na syndrome "

    Pramod Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:10 PM

    check DNA

    Mandayan Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:15 PM

    He was in deep sleep while a rape was going on in the same room and the Police seems to have taken the story!!

    Siv Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:21 PM

    Danushka are you cricktwr or raper? What SLC going to do? Investigation?

    Dr.Siri Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:25 PM

    DNA study on the relavent areas will reveal the truth

    Clueless Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:34 PM

    "friend, had allegedly raped the Norwegian woman when the cricketer was asleep" opposite of mata mathaka neha

    Patta Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:53 PM

    Must have booked a penthouse for 200$ .....lolMust find out hotel he was staying.Date night ruined

    Mahir Wednesday, 25 July 2018 07:27 PM

    Ah, ah ha....we need a Funny Caption for this saga...

    Jude Wednesday, 25 July 2018 07:31 PM

    Wow, you can't script this kind of story for a movie!!???

    Poorsence Thursday, 26 July 2018 11:16 AM

    It is wonder why the women go to the rooms of the malesin the night,if they were under liquor what went wrong and the women inviting the problems.

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