A woman who allegedly engaged in prostitution and had robbed her clients was charged before Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Pieris by the Kirillapone Police.
The suspect was produced before the Magistrate by the Police on a complaint of conniving with her mother and another person, who waylaid and inflicting razor blade cut injuries to the complainant’s hands and robbed him.
The complainant had stated to the Police that at Kirillapone the woman stopped him and took him with her to her house.
Thereafter on his way back he was waylaid and robbed after inflicting injuries on him by the woman’s mother and her uncle.
At an identification parade held the suspect was identified by the complainant.
The Police told Magistrate that there were many complaints against the suspect for engaging in prostitution and robbing her clients. The Police said some of the victims had not lodged complaints to the Police.
She was released on Rs. 3000 cash bail with three sureties of Rs 100,000 each. (T. Farook Thajudeen)