5 arrested for harassing foreigner to be presented in identification parade

The group of locals who were arrested over the harassing of a Russian female at the Galle Face Green are to be presented for an identification parade.

The suspects are to be produced before the Fort Magistrate Court today (07).

The Russian woman on a post in a facebook post revealed she had been harassed by a group of 10 Sri Lankans youth while on a walk with three friends at Galle Face Green last evening.

The foreigner also posted a video of the incident and a picture of the main suspect.

The incident had allegedly happened on at around 11 pm on Sunday.

Following a complaint to the Police, the police arrested 5 suspects.