Parliament staffers arrested in abuse allegations

January 30, 2024 at 1:01 PM

In a shocking development, three junior staff members of Parliament were arrested today by the Police Child and Women’s Bureau on charges of allegedly abusing two female colleagues.

The arrests come amidst heightened scrutiny and growing concern over workplace harassment in Sri Lanka.

Details of the alleged abuse remain unclear, with investigations ongoing. 

However, reports suggest the incidents might have taken place within the Parliament complex itself. 

The arrested individuals, all junior staffers, have not yet been publicly identified. (NewsWire)