Former Akurana Divisional Secretary sentenced for bribery
July 19, 2018 12:11 pm
The Colombo High Court today sentenced the former Akurana Divisional Secretary to 5 years rigorous imprisonment over bribery charges.
He was found guilty in a case filed for accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 in 2012.
High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga also ordered the defendant to pay a fine of Rs 10,000 and a penalty of Rs 50,000 the sum of the bribe accepted.
The Bribery Commission had filed a case against the former Akurana Divisional Secretary for a soliciting a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a businessman to assist with obtaining explosives license for a rock quarry on May 16, 2012.