The employee of Swiss Embassy Had Been Sexually Abused and Assaulted

Counsel Upul Kumarapperuma Appearing for Woman Employee of Swiss Embassy Who Was Allegedly Abducted by Unknown Persons Tells Court That His Client was Checked by Foreign and Local Doctors and that Two Doctors Have Mentioned in their Medical Report that the Victim Had Been Sexually Abused and Assaulted

BY Shavini Madhara

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne yesterday extended the travel ban imposed on Swiss Embassy employee Garliar Barister Francis, who was allegedly threatened and kidnapped by a group of unidentified men, from leaving the country till December 12.

When the case was taken up before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court, the Magistrate also issued an order directing the Judicial Medical Officer to submit a medical report pertaining to whether the alleged victim had been assaulted, sexually harassed or not?

The Criminal Investigations Department informed court that the alleged victim arrived at the Criminal Investigations Department on Sunday (December 8) at 2.30 p.m to give a statement regarding her abduction.The CID also stated that they directed the alleged victim to the Judicial Medical Officer for a medical examination.

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