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A father who was arrested on charges of having repeatedly assaulted his wife and being cruel to his 16-year-old daughter who was sitting the GEC O/L examination was today ordered to be remanded until the examination ends on December 20.

In a complaint to the Slave Island police, the suspect’s wife said her husband who was often under the influence of liquor assaulted her and subjected their daughter to acts of cruelty in a way that hamperd her studies.

When the case was taken for inquiry by Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage, the complainant told Court that her daughter was subjected to cruelty and ill-treatment by her father while she engaged in studies. She said the behaviour of her husband could directly affect her daughter at the O/L examination and pleaded Court that they be granted relief.
Sequent to the submissions made by the complainant and the prosecution, the magistrate ordered the suspect be remanded till December 20. (Lakmal Sooriyagoda)

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  • crazyboy Tuesday, 10 December 2013 01:39 PM

    These issues should be given more publicity in DM and ways to escalate the complaints of this nature to educate the innocent mothers/daughters/under aged boys. Not only remand they should be ordered to attend religious activities for a period of six months to learn good behavior.

    sss Tuesday, 10 December 2013 02:18 PM

    should also be prosecuted for assault

    Truth be Told Tuesday, 10 December 2013 02:18 PM

    Sounds like the wife has grounds for divorce.

    Nimal Tuesday, 10 December 2013 02:29 PM

    keep him in jail until she get married and leave the house

    Kandy Boy Tuesday, 10 December 2013 02:35 PM

    We can see ore bars coming up Day by Day. We know who give license who get the license. Thank you Parliament.

    unchikun Tuesday, 10 December 2013 03:00 PM

    Should be sent for life with rigorous labour.

    asoka Wednesday, 11 December 2013 03:23 AM

    after december 20 release him from prison and take him into parliament...

    FOX Wednesday, 11 December 2013 03:39 AM

    WHAT A HELL?

    Laminate Wednesday, 11 December 2013 06:32 AM

    Hard to imagine the mentality of the 16 year old girl, as she sit for the examination, what a pathetic situation.....

    pathmadeva Wednesday, 11 December 2013 11:05 AM

    The psychological background of the whole incidents should be analyzed and the wounds should be cured!

    pathmadeva Wednesday, 11 December 2013 11:07 AM

    Thew psychological background of the whole incidents should be analyzed to find out the actual problems!


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