Suspended Sri Lankan batsman Danushka Gunathilaka has now been declared innocent of any allegations of rape. Gunathilaka was suspended by Sri Lanka Cricket Board on Monday.
However, the Officer-In-Charge of Kollupitiya Police Station said that the cricketer seems to be innocent and has done nothing wrong and the allegations are against him are false.
“We are not holding any further inquiries against this cricketer,” he told Daily Mirror.
Gunathilaka’s name popped up when his friend was arrested on allegations of rape, at the same time the all-rounder was suspended by the SLC pending investigation.
“SLC is free to investigate him for breaching the ‘Player Code of Conduct’,” he added.
Gunathilaka’s suspension came after he and his friend were alleged to have taken two female tourists to their hotel.
“We have arrested and remanded his friend who is alleged to have raped a Norwegian girl,” the officer added.
“It is a non-bailable offence”.
“His friend is a club cricketer in England and he came to Sri Lanka to meet his father,” he added.