Nov 25, 2020

RDA official interdicted over assaulting female employee

A Road Development Authority (RDA) official has been interdicted for assaulting a female employee, Parliament was informed today (25).

Speaking, state minister of Rural Roads and other Infrastructure, Nimal Lanza said that the government condemned the incident and that the officer is the Chief Engineer attached to the Udugampola Engineers Office of the Western Province Road Development Authority (RDA).

Lanza added that the official has been arrested and an investigation is underway.

The video of the assault, which went viral online yesterday, sparked widespread public outcry.

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