The Deputy Mayor of Nuwara Eliya, Tissa Seneviratne, has been remanded after he surrendered to court today over a child abuse case.
According to the police, Seneviratne was remanded till September 9 by the court. A warrant had been issued for his arrest earlier.
The statements of five young boys had been recorded in connection with the investigations after a woman took her son to the police and lodged a complaint about a case of sexual abuse. (Colombo Gazette)