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Bribery suspect bailed

The suspect, who was in remand custody for attempting to bribe the Horowapothana Police OIC, was granted bail by Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne yesterday.

The Magistrate released the suspect on a cash bail of Rs 15,000 and two sureties of Rs 400,000 each.

The suspect was arrested while offering a bribe of Rs. 250,000 to the Officer in Charge of the Horowpathana Police in his office.The Bribery Commission also stated that the suspect had promised to pay the OIC a total of Rs. 500,000 if he released the suspect without filing a court case.The suspect was identified as Abdul Gaffoor Mohamed Sifan. The Bribery Commission informed court that they have concluded investigations regarding the suspect.The Magistrate fixed further inquiries for September 10.


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