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Assault on teenager with cricket bat; three remanded

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Three suspects-father, step mother and a female Grama Niladhari- who were arrested for allegedly assaulting a 13-year-old girl(suspect’s daughter) in Nikaweratiya, were remanded until January 16, by the Nikaweratiya Magistrate Court today.

It was also revealed that, the arrested father had allegedly assaulted his teenage daughter in several earlier occasions.

Meanwhile, the service of arrested Grama Niladhari in Nikaweratiya, has been suspended on the direction of Minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon.
A video currently circulation on social media shows a teenage girl being assaulted by two females using a cricket bat. 


  Comments - 6

  • vithura Saturday, 04 January 2020 06:34 PM

    The face of the mother displayed nothing that was motherly with no compassion at all for the poor child! Punishing a child with brutal force as this, is inhumane!

    Lankaputha Saturday, 04 January 2020 08:25 PM

    She is the step mother

    cineha Saturday, 04 January 2020 09:19 PM

    She is the step mother. That explains....

    Independent Observer Saturday, 04 January 2020 09:27 PM

    Now beat the cruel mother with a stump !

    Justice Saturday, 04 January 2020 08:48 PM

    I hope the Police will teach these maroons taste of their own while they are in detention like what the Andhra Police did in India to rape suspects. How can a father allow this to his own daughter

    Dennis M Saturday, 04 January 2020 09:53 PM

    this case exposed,but a lot of similar cases could be in country unexposed, so children suffering silently

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