Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka has been arrested in Australia after allegedly raping a woman, and the batsman has since been banned from all forms of the sport by SLC.
According to the latest details of New South Wales police records, Gunathilaka’s rape victim feared for her life, and some gory details have been revealed by the police magazine.
Gunathilaka repeatedly strangled the victim without her consent, while also having sex with her without a condom without her consent. In total, he has been charged with four charges of sex crimes.
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The police factsheet showed that the complainant had to undergo a brain scan to ‘check for any injuries from repeated asphyxiation’.
Gunathilaka denied “any violence or lack of consent with regard to the sexual activity” in an interview after his arrest.
The police factsheet, a four-page document, reveals how the two met after a match on a dating website, and how the chain of events took place that led to the arrest of the Sri Lankan cricketers shortly before his team was to be killed. fly back home.
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The victim and suspect met for a drink and later went out for pizza. The cricketer had had three drinks, according to the fact sheet, while the woman had had six. They then went to her house, and on the way Gunathilaka ‘kissed the victim forcefully on the lips’.
When they reached the victim’s home, Gunathilaka assaulted her sexually, and during one of the choking incidents, “the complainant’s breathing was severely restricted for about six seconds,” the factsheet said.
“The victim was in shock and she did not feel safe speaking to the accused for fear of retaliation,” the document added.
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After the incident, the complainant was ‘frozen and in shock’ as the cricketer left her home in a taxi she called for him.
Gunathilaka has been denied bail by a Sydney magistrate and “detectives believe he is a flight risk,” the document added.