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Retired Major deported from Hawaii for alleged sexual abuse

20 February 2017 07:27 am - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A retired Sri Lanka Army Major attached to the Disaster Management Center (DMC) which was sent for a training programme in Hawaii, was deported last week after he was charged with allegedly sexually abusing a female employee at the hotel he was staying in, the Daily Mirror learns.

The victim, a mechanical maintenance worker, was called to fix the air conditioning system in the suspect’s room on February 9. The suspect had locked the door, when she entered the room and allegedly sexually abused her, sources said.

Official sources confirmed the suspect was part of a group sent by the Sri Lankan Government to Hawaii for a course on disaster management rescue and operations.

The Hawaiian Court which remanded the suspect, later directed he be deported to Sri Lanka and decided to take up the case again in April. The suspect returned to the country on Friday, February 17.

Meanwhile, officials at the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said the official had been sacked with immediate effect.

The US Embassy has also taken measures to inform the relevant authorities of the incident. (Darshana Sanjeewa)


  Comments - 14

  • appuhamy Sunday, 19 February 2017 11:02 PM

    he just tried to manage the operation but ended up in disaster. unfortunately there is no one to rescue via DM Android App

    Don Monday, 20 February 2017 04:52 AM

    Does he have a name so we can protect ourselves via DM Android App

    Dr. Watson Monday, 20 February 2017 07:36 AM

    Oh Ho Ho! This proves the point raised by Madam Chandrika. Now wait for the comments from the Sri Lanka Army.

    Burt Monday, 20 February 2017 08:56 AM

    This is why sex offenders registers are maintained in the west. These guys cannot be rehabilitated. Some of the blame should go to the state, this was encouraged by the state and military to humiliate the Tamil population but they don't realize that they will be coming home to the south. God help the innocent women and children.

    Dinisaur Monday, 20 February 2017 08:58 AM

    Seemsche has thiught Hawai as another Sri Lanka or Haiti. For Sri Lanka he may be a hero but Hawai he is just a molester. via DM Android App

    RNA Monday, 20 February 2017 09:31 AM

    There seriously seems to be something very wrong with the mindset of our people

    das Monday, 20 February 2017 09:31 AM

    Yes, great timing!

    Mokan Monday, 20 February 2017 10:15 AM

    Put him in prison please.Disgrace to the country.

    Sam Monday, 20 February 2017 12:29 PM

    This is what exactly they did to the women in the North. Imagine the situation where these people were given a free hand to do whatever they want.

    mayyo Monday, 20 February 2017 12:40 PM

    he may have done this in battlefront and north several times . this time arrested because done in Hawaii . via DM iOS App

    Gobba Monday, 20 February 2017 12:49 PM

    Another of Sira's War heroes in trouble !!!

    mayyo Monday, 20 February 2017 12:49 PM

    he may have done this in battlefront and north several times . this time arrested because done in Hawaii . via DM iOS App

    ceylon Monday, 20 February 2017 03:41 PM

    he is still trying to practice his army days life. via DM Android App

    DP Tuesday, 21 February 2017 01:25 PM

    name and shame him publicly.....

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