Court issues order against Swiss Embassy employee

A court order has been issued preventing the Swiss Embassy employee involved in an alleged kidnapping incident, from leaving the country till 9 December.

In addition, the Colombo Magistrate court today (3) also ordered that the Swiss Embassy employees, who is a Sri Lankan national, also provide a statement to the authorities regarding the incident by 9 December.

Earlier last week the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement to the effect that authorities had conducted an investigations into the allegations that the Swiss Embassy employee was unlawfully detained, assaulted and questioned- sans a statement from the victim herself.

The Foreign Ministry statement also said that investigations had revealed that sequence of events of the incident did not tally with the evidence provided by the Swiss Embassy.


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