Van driver gets RI for sexually abusing child

By Chitra Weeraratne

The Colombo High Court yesterday sentenced a school van driver for sexually abusing a three-and-a-half-year-old child who travelled in his vehicle, to seven years RI. A fine of Rs. 25,000 was imposed in default one year rigorous prison term. Compensation was ordered in Rs. 100,000, payable by the convict. In default of that fine another two years of rigorous imprisonment was imposed.

The Colombo High Court bench comprised Sampath Wijeratna.

animated gif
Processing Request
Please Wait...