Man who harassed British woman on plane arrested

Published : 9:10 am  June 4, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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Untitled-9By Prasad Muthukuda   

A Sri Lankan who was travelling on a plane to Colombo from Doha Qatar had been arrested on Saturday for allegedly groping a female British national on the flight, Bandaranaike International Airport Police said.   

The 30-year-old local who had been identified as a resident of Mutwal and is said to be working as an air-conditioning technician in Qatar.   

According to the complaint lodged by the British woman (37) to the BIA Police Post, the suspect, who had seated in the seat behind her, had groped her breasts several times during the flight while she was asleep.   

After the flight landed the airline staff had handed the suspect over to the police.