Bribery Com. files action against Welgama

2016-01-21 11:30:42

The Bribery Commission today filed action against former Transport Minister and Kalutara District MP Kumara Welgama on charges of illegally paying Rs.3.2 million to the former Vice Chairman of the Sri Lanka Transport Board.

Bribery Commission Director SSP Priyantha Chandrasiri said the commission had filed a case at the Colombo Fort Magistrate against Mr. Welgama for having illegally paid this money to L.A. Wimalaratne who was the Vice Chairman of the SLTB during the time.

He said Mr. Welgama would be noticed to appear in Courts on February 16.(Darshana Sanjeewa)


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  Comments - 13

  • ANTON Thursday, 21 January 2016 17:11


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    Lanka Thursday, 21 January 2016 19:21

    They keep going in and out....this will go on for another 4 yrs.

    Reply : 1       21

    hubert Thursday, 21 January 2016 17:14

    too late he should have been in jail since 9th of Jan 2015

    Reply : 3       22

    Aruna Thursday, 21 January 2016 17:22

    Just wondering if no complaints whatsoever against anyone who supported bogus Yahapalanaya

    Reply : 6       10

    Mason Thursday, 21 January 2016 18:43

    Going by the Election Propaganda, this is like "the mountain laboured and brought forth a mouse" !!

    Reply : 0       16

    Premalal Friday, 22 January 2016 08:12

    The minister has a good case against the bribery commission for insulting him for charging him only for 3,5 million.

    Reply : 0       9

    Desmond Jeromme Thursday, 21 January 2016 18:52

    Now the real rat comes out from the hidden hole. He is the man - trap him.

    Reply : 1       16

    Kiris Baba Amaray Thursday, 21 January 2016 18:54

    Main culprit in the net. Aiyo .....

    Reply : 1       14

    Cobra Thursday, 21 January 2016 20:14

    They all made hay while the sun shined!

    Reply : 0       13

    de silva Friday, 22 January 2016 05:47

    will he tell the truth.He is a politician and a man from the ev..Finally he will be out and we have paid for the cost of his prosses.

    Reply : 0       8

    Wele Vidane Friday, 22 January 2016 06:08

    So this is what they found at last (paying salary)

    Reply : 0       4

    Diogenes Friday, 22 January 2016 07:17

    He "Ate" the CTB and the Railway Dept both. A parasite.

    Reply : 0       9

    jolly bird Friday, 22 January 2016 18:20

    Theres .no smoke without fire Thats what he clung on to MAARA faction. via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       5

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