Police states Wariyapola man remanded over charges of sexual abuse


The man who was the subject of a controversial video "Wariyapola Kumarihami" that went viral in social media platforms recently,showing a young woman slapping a man at the Wariyapola bus stand, has been remanded.

The Police Media Spokesperson’s Office stated that Robert Daas Chandrakumara, the man who appears in the video, has been remanded till  September 9 on the charges of sexual abuse.

Police said that he was remanded until Wednesday after being produced before the Wariyapola Magistrate’s Court  on Sunday. He was taken in to custody on Sunday following a complaint lodged by the woman connected to the video, Thilini Amalka.

The woman in the video too was produced in court previously over the incident; and was later released on bail.