Balangoda Magistrate Jayaruwan Dissanayake has sentenced a couple to seven years in prison and fined them Rs.
The suspended sentences were imposed on a 24-year-old woman from Elpitiya and a 34-year-old man from Maharagama.
The couple, who were arrested on September 3 in connection with the incident, were released on police bail by the CID’s Social Media Crime Investigation Division.
The CID stated that the two suspects had committed an offense by producing, possessing and distributing pornographic videos under Sections 285 and 286 of the Obscene Publications Act No. 22 of 1983 and the Ceylon Penal Code.
Accordingly, the court has decided to impose fines and suspended imprisonment on the suspects who pleaded guilty to these charges.
The CID had lodged a complaint regarding the incident with the chairman of an organization called Damsak Foundation Ven. Passaramulla Dayawansa Thero.
The CID had lodged a complaint with the CID seeking immediate action against the perpetrators of the obscene activities in public places in Sri Lanka. .