Fowzie’s corruption case re-fixed for trial | Daily News

Fowzie’s corruption case re-fixed for trial

The corruption case filed against former state minister A.H.M. Fowzie for allegedly causing an unlawful loss to the government by misusing a vehicle belonging to the Disaster Management Centre was yesterday re-fixed for trial by Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption Director General had filed the corruption case against the former state minister under Section 70 of the Bribery Act on four charges.

The Bribery Commission alleged that Fowzie had unlawfully utilised a Land Cruiser Jeep belonging to the Disaster Management Centre between 2010 and 2015, while he was serving as a minister.

The value of the vehicle was estimated at Rs. 19.5 million.

The Magistrate fixed the trial for March 29.


 

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