VIDEO: Provincial Councilor remanded after ‘punishing’ teacher

VIDEO: Provincial Councilor remanded after ‘punishing’ teacher

June 15, 2013   04:08 pm

North Western Provincial Council member Ananda Sarath Kumara who was arrested for allegedly punishing a school teacher has been remanded till June 18 by Puttalam Magistrate’s Court.

The Provincial Councilor was arrested by police in the Adigama area in Anamaduwa today while traveling towards Chilaw in a vehicle.

He was taken to the Anamaduwa Police Station to record a statement and then produced before the Puttalam Acting Magistrat,e Mohamed Iqbal.

The UPFA Provincial Council member is accused of punishing a female teacher of the Navagattegama Navodya School by making her kneel down, after she reportedly warned the Kumara’s daughter regarding her uniform.

The teacher had later lodged a complaint with the police over the incident.

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