Seeduwa Crimes OIC arrested over bribe of cash and wine

Seeduwa Crimes OIC arrested over bribe of cash and wine

March 13, 2018   04:31 pm

The Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the crimes unit of the Seeduwa Police Station has been arrested by the Bribery Commission while soliciting a bribe.

The Seeduwa Crimes OIC was arrested today while accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 and a bottle of wine within the premises of the police station, an official of the Bribery Commission said.  

He had allegedly accepted the bribe from a businessman in order to arrest a suspect based on a complaint lodged with Seeduwa Police and to obtain a statement in manner that would benefit the former. 

The arrested police officer is to be produced before the Colombo Chief magistrate. 

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