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Suspects in Russian tourist incident further remanded

The five suspects arrested for allegedly harassing a female Russian tourist at Galle Face Green in Colombo were further remanded till July 13 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake yesterday.

When the matter was taken up before Court, the Magistrate postponed the identification parade till the next calling date.

The Magistrate had earlier issued an order directing the prison authorities to produce suspects before the court for an identification parade.

The Russian woman has claimed that she was harassed at Galle Face Green by a group of about 10 men while on a walk with three friends.

The Fort Police stated that the suspects were arrested following a complaint made by the Russian woman. The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for July 13.


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