Former+chairman+of+Kalutara+Pradeshiya+Sabah+jailed+for+5+years
Thursday, 07 February 2019 - 16:20
Former chairman of Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabah jailed for 5 years
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A former chairman of Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabah, Lakshman Vidanapathirana has been sentenced to 5 years in jail. He was found guilty of receiving a bribe of 3 million rupees from a property development company in 2012.

In addition to the imprisonment, Colombo High Court judge, Gihan Kulatunga ordered the convict to pay a compensation of 20 thousand rupees to the property development company and a fine of another 20 thousand rupees.

The Judge also ordered the convict to return the bribe money to the government in a form of penalty.

Vidanapathirana is currently a UPFA member of the Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabah.

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