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The three Customs officers who were arrested yesterday while soliciting a bribe of Rs. 125 million were remanded till October 30 by the Colombo Chief Magistrate today.

The three officials including a superintendent were arrested by the Bribery Commission yesterday while soliciting a bribe of Rs.125 million in Panchikawatta.

A deputy Customs superintendent and an assistant superintendent were among the arrested. (Shehan Chamika)


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  • Rohan Friday, 16 October 2015 04:18 PM

    Do not leave corrupt officers in Island Revenue - they are in the same boat.

    simon Friday, 16 October 2015 04:25 PM

    How do they hide these kind of money if they have received ??

    Bala Friday, 16 October 2015 05:29 PM

    Same as the Rajapakse family.

    Nihal Amarasekera Saturday, 17 October 2015 08:20 AM

    This may sound news; but actually its customary. Poor souls, face covered.

    Kane Saturday, 17 October 2015 08:52 AM

    Should have done what Colombo Port customs do, and just said it was for expenses.

    Sri Saturday, 17 October 2015 09:58 AM

    How much they would have taken before this bribe. Its good to hear at least some are getting caught. authorities must act to clear these type corrupted officials from government departments.

    anil gamunu kapurubandara Saturday, 17 October 2015 10:53 AM

    This is a Comen happening only poor people are been tax by the costom

    Bernard Stephen Saturday, 17 October 2015 06:23 PM

    Congratulations to those who were responsible to arrest the culprits.

    Sri Wickrama Saturday, 17 October 2015 06:39 PM

    This is only the tip of iceberg. The big shots are doing very safely.

    pth Sunday, 18 October 2015 06:26 PM

    well done good job, this only beginning more to come in future.


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