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The Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Lakshman Vidanapathirana who had allegedly solicited a bribe of Rs. 3 million to resolve a land issue in Nagoda, Kalutara was arrested by Bribery Department sleuths this evening.

He is due to be produced in the Colombo Chief Magistrate Court.

Investigations are continuing under the directions of Commission to investigate allegations of Bribery or Corruption Director General Lakshmi Jayawickrama.

According to initial investigations the suspect had solicited the bribe to develop a seven acre land and provide road access to it. The office assistant of the PS Chairman Satan Arachchi was also arrested by the Bribery sleuths. (Sanath Desmond)

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  • Sagarika Friday, 27 July 2012 04:21 PM

    Good work!

    Thomas Ranger Saturday, 28 July 2012 04:14 AM

    nae,nae, athuma palaka paakshikaya honda horek.

    silva Saturday, 28 July 2012 03:29 AM

    Now who is the next Chairman.........?

    Bonda Saturday, 28 July 2012 03:09 AM

    May be would not have toed the line.

    shantha madawelass Saturday, 28 July 2012 03:04 AM

    Bribery or Corruption Director General's transfer in near....

    farieze Friday, 27 July 2012 05:31 PM

    bribe is everywhere. President must bring end to it.
    please select qualified and affordable candidate for any post irrespective of caste and religion to serve the great nation-SRI LANKA.

    jayantha Friday, 27 July 2012 05:36 PM

    by whom ?

    Chanaka Friday, 27 July 2012 05:31 PM

    Which embassy is he going?

    AMG Friday, 27 July 2012 04:54 PM

    What a crook!

    Achala Friday, 27 July 2012 01:39 PM

    Good move. Impressed.
    ARREST THE BLOODY MERVYN & DUMINDA SILAVA TO0....

    Nodrog Friday, 27 July 2012 03:50 PM

    A sign of things to come where political influence will not affect the judiciary?

    sam Friday, 27 July 2012 03:37 PM

    This is how our beloved politician's life goes on.

    jaki Friday, 27 July 2012 03:01 PM

    Sabahpathi Thuma UNP da, JVP da.

    Rajeev Friday, 27 July 2012 02:13 PM

    as usual.

    Zulfikar Friday, 27 July 2012 02:11 PM

    "Sharea law" for bribe cut hands from the wrist... Shrea law only can stop those crimes nowadays in Sri Lanka...

    Lal Suranjith Friday, 27 July 2012 02:01 PM

    what about big shark vips & vvip cant you catch them too same way?

    Dalu Banda Friday, 27 July 2012 02:06 PM

    Another Paakshikaya?


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