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Former Blood Bank Director’s trial on February 15

The corruption case filed against former National Blood Centre Directress Dr.Mangalika Bindusara and Subhodini Manchanayake, were yesterday fixed for trial by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court.

This is regarding a case which involved the importing of outdated blood plasma filtering units and issuing them for use in 2008. The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption had filed a case against the former Blood Bank Directress for causing financial loss to the government when importing outdated blood plasma filtering units and issuing them for use.

On a previous occasion, President Counsel Shavendra Fernando appearing for the second suspect submitted that the written approval of the Bribery Commissioner pertaining to the incident had not been affixed with the file, so that the hearing could not continue the case without the written approval of the Bribery Commissioner affixed again.

The Magistrate fixed trial for February 15. 


 

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