Open warrant issued for Nuwara Eliya Deputy Mayor

Monday, 19 August 2013 - 18:06



The Nuwara-Eliya Magistrate issued an open warrant for the arrest of Nuwara-Eliya Deputy Mayor Tissa Seneviratne.


The warrant was issued in a case where the Deputy Mayor is accused of child abuse.


The Child Protection Authority initiated an inquiry into the child abuse allegations against the Deputy Mayor of the Nuwara Eliya Municipal Council Thissa Senevirathne.


The magistrate issued an open warrant after considering the facts presented by the CPA.


Chairwoman of the CPA Anoma Dissanayaka stated that a group of officials were dispatched to Nuwara Eliya to conduct this inquiry.


She stated that the CPA has received 3 complaints regarding child abuse carried out by the deputy mayor.


Similarly 3 complaints have been received by the Nuwara Eliya and Ragala police stations in this regard as well.