Stepping into another milestone in life, Rita decided to be a bride and hold the hand of Shantha and they pledged their love to each other to be faithful in good times and in bad in sickness and in health.
The marriage was celebrated at Ampitiya St Mary's church at 10.00 a.m.Solemnized by Fr. Nandana Manatunga and assisted by Fr.. Cammilus Janz, Fr. Christ Paul and Fr. Timothy.
The support group came around Rita and did the initial preparatory work for the wedding and organized the liturgy, the reception and all the requirements. It was a joy for every body to see Rita as a bride.Her bridegroom was a Sinhalese Buddhist from Chilaw.
It was a very happy gathering, the victims, the support group members, the staff of the Human Rights Office and the faithful of Ampitiya came together to pray for Rita and Shantha and wished them a happy married life.
Rita having spent almost 09 years in different places for security finally moved to a house with perfect security and love. She is still committed to seek justice and trials of her rape case is scheduled for early October in Nuwara-Eliya high court.