Former Kaluthara PS Chairman gets RI over bribery case

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Former Chairman of the Kaluthara Pradeshiya Sabha Lakshman Vidanapathirana has been sentenced to five year rigorous imprisonment today (07) by Colombo High Court Judge, Gihan Kulathunga, after he was found guilty of bribery charges.

He was taken into custody five years ago for taking a bribe of Rs. 3 million to construct a road to access a land that was on auction.

He was on bail and a presently a member of the Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabha.

 

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  • Sameera Thursday, 07 February 2019 03:05 PM

    In this wonder land the legal system works now.. keep it up judiciary

    Buffalo Thursday, 07 February 2019 03:55 PM

    No worries. The buffaloes will re-elect him chairman no sooner he gets out of prison.

    Mohd Thursday, 07 February 2019 04:25 PM

    If your are M P no problem your out

    BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 07 February 2019 04:27 PM

    Super... he can join his cousin who murdered a British

    Dee Thursday, 07 February 2019 07:50 PM

    Now he will have regular visits from former secretaries and former ministers of the extremely short time government!

    Don Harrison Thursday, 07 February 2019 08:07 PM

    A glimpse of hope that the judiciary has got in to the first gear ! We must target the men at the top and not the men at the bottom . Once you get the leaders who are corrupt the bottom will be empty !


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