Land officer arrested on bribery charges | Daily News

Land officer arrested on bribery charges

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption has arrested a land officer attached to the Anuradhapura District Land Commissioner’s Office for accepting a bribe of Rs.35,000 from a woman for granting a license for a land located at the Polonnaruwa new town.

The land officer is a resident of Pansalgodalla in Galamuna. It has also been revealed that the land officer has made arraignments to remove several water meter columns from the access road to the house of the same woman.

A suspect is due to produce before the Polonnaruwa Courts.


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