Largest bribery case in Sri Lanka fixed for March 28 | Daily News

Largest bribery case in Sri Lanka fixed for March 28

 

The Colombo High Court fixed a case against four ex-senior customs officials in connection with the largest ever recorded bribe nabbed by the Bribery Commission for March 28, today.

The Director General of Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption filed indictments against Assistant Customs Superintendent Upali Gunaratne Perera, Customs Superintendent  Wasantha Wimalaweera, Customs Superintendent Upali Wickremasinghe and Customs Superintendent Sudeera Jinadasa for allegedly involving  in accepting a bribe of Rs.125 million to release a consignment of spare parts worth Rs.1500 million, imported to be used by the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB), by evading duty.


 

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