Former District Court registrar sentenced to 4 years imprisonment | Daily News

Former District Court registrar sentenced to 4 years imprisonment

A former registrar attached to the Ampara District Court was on April 4 sentenced to four years rigorous imprisonment by the Colombo High Court.

This is for accepting a bribe of Rs. 3,000 to issue a certified copy of a District Court judgment in 2009.

High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi observed that the prosecution has proved the accused guilty beyond a reasonable doubt on four counts and further ordered to pay a fine of Rs. 6,000.

The accused was arrested by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption on July 17, 2009 while soliciting and accepting a bribe of Rs. 3,000 from a resident of Uhana area.


 

Add new comment

Or log in with...