Englishman sentenced to jail for assaulting Italian over Lankan girlfriend

Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekulawela sentenced an Englishmen, who had assaulted an Italian who had started an affair with his Sri Lankan girlfriend, to prison for six months and fined him Rs. 1,000.

The Englishmen, Daniel George Lomas also had to pay the Italian, Luna Montolli Rs. 20,000 as compensation.

Lomas was in a relationship with a female from Ambalangoda and Montolli too had started an affair with her. Montolli was having a drink on June 06 with the woman at a Unawatuna Hotel when Lomas stumbled on them. Lomas then assaulted Montolli after a heated argument.

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