Suspect enlarged on bail


By Hansi Nanayakkara

The 34-year-old female teacher who was charged with the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old student over a four-year period was enlarged on surety bail of Rs. 1 million by Colombo Additional Magistrate, Lochani Abeywickrema yesterday (30).

The Magistrate ordered the suspect teacher to report to the Police Child and Women’s Bureau (PCWB), to record a statement.

Magistrate Abeywickrema, also instructed PCWB officers to probe the incident fully, ahead of submitting case abstracts to the Attorney GeneralG.

She also advised the suspect to be present in Court, when noticed in the future. The suspect was represented by her Lawyers yesterday.