A 26-year-old Sri Lankan who holds UK citizenship,was arrested by the Kollupitiya police in Sri Lanka final evening in reference to an alleged rape of a Norwegian girl at a star class lodge in Kollupitiya.
Police stated the 23-year-old Norwegian girl had lodged a criticism with the Bandaranaike Worldwide Airport (BIA) police stating that she was raped on the lodge in Kollupitiya on Saturday.
Danushka Gunathilaka, 27, and his buddy, who can’t be named, took two Norwegian girls to the lodge the place the participant was staying in Colombo within the early hours of Sunday.
In the meantime, Sports activities Ministry sources stated the arrested suspect is a buddy of Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilake whose identify had additionally been talked about within the criticism lodged by the sufferer.
He stated there was no allegation towards Gunathilaka, who’s presently Sri Lanka’s best-performing batsman in an ongoing tour by South Africa.
Nonetheless Sri Lanka Cricket on Sunday evening suspended him on a “misconduct” cost, though he’s allowed to play within the match that’s presently happening.
The governing physique’s guidelines stipulate that in matches gamers should be again of their lodge rooms by midnight and can’t have visitors.
The cricket board may even “withheld Gunathilaka’s charge for the continuing Check match till the end result of the inquiry,” it stated.
The BIA police had handed over the investigation to the Kollupitiya Police.
The Kollupitiya police has arrested the Sri Lankan who was residing at Nawala.
Police stated the lady was produced to the Colombo Judicial Medical Officer for a medical examination on Sunday.
“Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) determined to droop Danushka Gunathilaka from all types of worldwide cricket for breaching the ‘Participant Code of Conduct’, pending inquiry,” the SLC stated in a press release.
“The choice to droop the participant was taken following an preliminary inquiry carried out by Sri Lanka Cricket, after the crew administration reported that the participant have violated the ‘Code of Conduct’.”