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Twelve suspects who assaulted foreign tourists in the South remanded

The court  remanded 12 suspects arrested in connection with two separate incidents of assaults on foreign tourists visiting Southern beaches in the Mirissa and in Midigama areas.

Matara Magistrate’s Court remanded six suspects who were arrested for assaulting and sexually abusing a group of Dutch and British tourists in the Mirissa Beach in Weligama on the 08th of this month when they were produced in the court today.

Further investigations are being carried out into the incident and three more suspects were arrested yesterday and remanded. They were due to be produced for an identification parade today.

However, the identification parade was not held.

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