The Kegalle divisional judge Miss. Meneka Wijesundera sentenced for 6 years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 10,000 today (23) a cousin brother who has sexually assaulted one of his cousin sister and attempted to do the same to another cousin sister.
If the convicted person fails to pay the fine the prison term will be added by another two years. The accused in this case was Harshana Krisan Jayatissa of Eeriyamadinna area.
when the incident occurred he had been 14 years of age. On 23rd April 2004 or on a date near to it when the sisters were traveling in a forest route the accused has assaulted them and taken one of them into the jungle and committed this sexual crime.
After that he has attempted to victimize the other sister also who came in search of her sister. It is stated that a brother of the girls came and rescued them on hearing their screaming. Medical reports have stated that the victimized girl had 25 wounds in her body and the other girl had 10 wounds.