Man sentenced to 10 years RI for rape | Daily News

Man sentenced to 10 years RI for rape

An individual who raped his 14-year-old female relative, was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment (RI) by Kurunegala High Court judge Menaka Wijesundara on Monday.

The accused was ordered to pay a court fine of Rs. 100,000 and a sum of Rs.500,000 as compensation to the victim. The incident had taken place in 2007.

The accused was an army officer at that time, and following the rape, the girl had got pregnant. The case was heard at the Kurunegala High Court from 2016 to 2018.

The accused was identified as D. M. Jayathilake Banda, 38, a resident of Galketiyagama. Sergeant Amarasinghe (30981) of Wellawa Police, Kurunegala, prosecuted. 



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