Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Thanamalwila Pradeshiya Sabha member R.A. Ranaweera and four others, who were arrested for molesting a 13-year-old girl, has been remanded.
Former Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa also condemned the incident and assured that ongoing investigations will not be influenced by the political leadership.
“This unfortunate incident should have never happened! The police has taken everyone involved in this incident into custody & I can guarantee you that the ongoing investigations will not be influenced by the political leadership. We have full confidence that justice will be served,” he tweeted.
The girl had reportedly been molested on several occasions. (Colombo Gazette)