Another foreign couple attacked

A couple of foreigners were attacked by three Sri Lankan men at Ethtukala Beach in Negombo say reports.

A Nigerian Tourist who had been at the beach with his Russian fiancée at midnight has been assaulted and an attempt had been made to grab the sophisticated mobile phone he had with him.

The tourist had counter-attacked the assailants and had reported the incident to the Tourist Police post that had been nearby.

The police arrested the three suspects yesterday morning (18th). The suspects, a tuition master and two students from Daluwakotuwa area in Kochchikade had been having a drinking party on the beach when they saw the foreign couple and attacked them.

Prince Felex Odoni, the 33 year old tourist who was attacked had come to Sri Lanka to follow a welding course. The teacher and the two students are from a private school in Negombo, the students are studying in an A/L class while the teacher is their class teacher.

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