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Former Nuwara Eliya Mayor’s case re-fixed for trial

The corruption case filed against former Nuwara Eliya Mayor Mahinda Dodampegamage was yesterday re-fixed for trial by Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne.

CIABOC filed a corruption case against the former mayor on 14 counts including allegedly amassing an unlawful gain of Rs.225,000 from the money granted for the Nuwara-Eliya Summer Festival, in 2013.

The CIABOC Director General filed the case against the former mayor under Section 70 of the Bribery Act.The Bribery Commission alleged that payment made by a sponsoring company for the Nuwara Eliya Summer Festival had been deposited in the account of the mayor’s fund by the former mayor, contrary to the provisions of the Urban Council Act.

The Magistrate fixed the case for March 8.


 

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