Maharagama police sergeant arrested on bribery charges

Thursday, 04 March 2021 - 10:19

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The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption has arrested a sergeant of the Maharagama Police for accepting a bribe of Rs. 20,000.

CIABOC Director SSP Padmini Weerasuriya stated that the bribe was taken from a Canadian national.

The Maharagama Police have arrested a cab belonging to the Canadian national on criminal charges and the police sergeant has requested the bribe not to oppose its release.