Swiss embassy staffer arrives at CID for the 3rd day

Swiss embassy staffer arrives at CID for the 3rd day

Swiss embassy staffer arrives at CID for the 3rd day

Written by Staff Writer

10 Dec, 2019 | 1:09 pm

Colombo (News 1st): The Swiss embassy employee who was allegedly abducted and threatened in Colombo, arrived at the CID again to provide a statement. She arrived at the CID at around 9.30 AM today (December 10) to provide a statement for the 3rd day.

The embassy employee who arrived at the CID last evening (December 9) was referred to a Judicial Medical Officer. Thereafter, the CID recorded a statement from the Swiss Embassy employee from 4 pm to 10 pm.

The CID said she has been notified to appear before the CID today and that she would be referred to a JMO as well. The CID informed court yesterday that it had recorded a statement earlier from 5.30 pm on Sunday (December 8) till 2.30 am yesterday.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne ordered for the travel ban imposed on the Swiss Embassy employee to be further extended until the 12th of December. Court also ordered the Judicial Medical Officer to produce a report on whether she was sexually harassed or assaulted.

In addition, court-ordered for a psychological evaluation of the Swiss embassy staffer to be produced.

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