Man arrested at BIA for molesting a British woman

4633114151A 47-year-old man was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning for allegedly molesting a British woman in onboard a SriLankan airlines flight.

Police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohna said that the suspect has been identified as a Sri Lankan born British citizen who is a resident of Batticaloa.

The person was arrested following a complaint lodged by the British woman with the airport police post. According to the police, the incident had taken place while the 27-year-old woman was on her way with her boyfriend for a three week visit in Sri Lanka.

An investigation is underway on directions from SP Jayantha Liyanage, and the suspect will be produced in the Negombo Magistrate’s Court, today.