Storekeeper in bribery net
A Bribery Commission Officer arrested a storekeeper attached to Sri
Lanka Higher Technical Institute, Labuduwa, Galle on a charge of
The suspect is alleged to have solicited Rs. 20,000 to expedite the
issue of a cheque of Rs. 1.6 million due to the company responsible for
supplying equipment to the Institute.
An officer of the company complained to the Commission to investigate
Complaints against Bribery or Corruption. Its Director Investigations
SSP Neville Guruge dispatched a team of investigating officers. The
suspect was arrested inside the People's Bank, Karapitiya.