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Man jailed for 36 years for sexually abusing a boy


Father-three who was found guilty of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy in 2002 was today sentenced to 36- year rigorous imprisonment by Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga.

The accused was further ordered to pay a Rs.300, 000 restitution fine to the victim and Court observed that the accused will have to serve additional six-year jail term in the event of defaulting the payments.

The High Court Judge maintained that the prosecution has proved accused’s guilty beyond reasonable doubt for three counts and further imposed a fine Rs. 45,000 on the accused.