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Sri Lanka sex slaves in Oman – Suspected kingpin remanded

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COLOMBO (News 1st) – Sri Lanka’s government promised parliament on Saturday that it would investigate revelations by News 1st of a major sex slave trade in which Sri Lankan women are being sold into slavery in Oman.Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena told the house that a special team was dispatched to look into the complaints of the sex slave ring in Oman, in order to take swift action. "The President has paid special attention to this situation.

This is a national issue and as result of the steps taken, the relevent groups have been arrested," the PM said.News 1st has been closely following this story for over a week and exclusively revealing the sordid facts surrounding this shame on our nation.Parliamentarian Hector Appuhami, of the main opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya party, said: "Sirasa (News 1st) has been reporting over several days regarding Sri Lankan women being sold in Oman.

I urge that a proposal be submitted to the house immediately to take swift action against those responsible. Their actions are similar to murder."State Minister of Foreign Employment Jagath Pushpakumara quickly responded that action would be taken.Meanwhile the suspected kingpin behind the 90 Sri Lankan girls sold as sex slaves in Oman was remanded on Saturday (19), after he was arrested at Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport on arrival from Dubai.The 44-year-old suspect, a resident of Dehiwala, was arrested on Friday (18) night.

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