Dambulla teacher charged with alleged sexual harassment

Dambulla teacher charged with alleged sexual harassment

Written by Bella Dalima

17 Jan, 2015 | 9:02 pm

A school teacher charged with sexually harassing a student has been released on a surety of Rs.150,000.

The suspect was released on bail after being produce before the Acting Magistrate of Dambulla.

According to  residents, the suspected teacher had attempted to allegedly sexually harassed a 14-year-old schoolgirl who had been on her way home.

Subsequently, the residents of the 40th mile post area in Pannampitiya, Badulla thereafter bound the teacher to a tree.

Police said that pornographic images were found on the suspect’s phone.

The Acting Magistrate who released the suspect on bail ordered him to attend court hearing on February 16.

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