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LDB Chairman arrested while accepting bribe

5 October 2018 02:52 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Livestock Development Board (LDB) Chairman K. Muthuvinayagam and an accounts assistant of a private company belonging to him were arrested by Bribery Commission officials while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 600,000 from a businessman promising to rent out a cafeteria at a farm in Melsiripura.

It is reported that the Chairman had solicited a Rs.1.2 million bribe from the businessman to rent out the cafeteria for two years. (DS)

  Comments - 10

  • Waco Friday, 05 October 2018 03:26 PM

    I believe this person is a Professor.

    Dhammika Friday, 05 October 2018 04:45 PM

    Proffessor of BRIBES.

    Janaka from Matara Friday, 05 October 2018 07:56 PM

    ...exactly how fraud was treated during MARA era.

    Prakash Friday, 05 October 2018 08:07 PM

    As long as laws are weak, people don’t fear to accept bribe. This is a good example. Remember, President’s chief of staff accepting a bribe and being arrested? RK having his rent paid as a bribe? In normal course, that creates fear in others to take bribes. But when the law or the Govt. doesn’t act to punish, this will continue. Just like the sunrise.

    Summa Friday, 05 October 2018 10:32 PM

    HaHaHa .... Just like a SUNSTROKE !!

    Sunil Saturday, 06 October 2018 08:44 AM

    RK's rent paid as a bribe? It goes far beyond that. The entire "penthouse" was given to him as a "gift", but unfortunately he does not remember it. What ingratitude?

    Ram Friday, 05 October 2018 10:39 PM

    At central enviornment authority to get the planning clearance approved, colombo section demand a huge amount from every applicant.

    Waco Saturday, 06 October 2018 07:36 AM

    Prior to this person, this position was held by the Planters.

    rex Saturday, 06 October 2018 11:37 AM

    It is strange the surface of the bribe accepted by LDB Chairman, whereas huge amounts have been taken by several prominent politicians and high ranked officers in various government departments have not come to light. Hope the Bribery Officials should do their job without fear or favour for the sake of our lovely country Sri Lanka to redeem from the current economic crisis.

    elmi Saturday, 06 October 2018 07:26 PM

    Catch the bigger crooks with the same gusto

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