DIG Hector Dharmasiri found guilty of corruption: Sentenced to 03 years in prison

DIG Hector Dharmasiri found guilty of corruption: Sentenced to 03 years in prison

DIG Hector Dharmasiri found guilty of corruption: Sentenced to 03 years in prison

Written by Staff Writer

02 Jul, 2019 | 3:48 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today (July 02) sentenced DIG Hector Dharmasiri to 03 years in prison and fined him Rs. 300,000 after he was found guilty of corruption charges.

The Bribery Commission filed a case against the DIG for 15 separate charges including the use of personnel attached to the Civil Defence Force for the construction of his private residence in 2007.

The court found the DIG guilty of 06 of the 15 charges and acquitted and released him from the other 09 charges. The court imposed separate sentences for the 06 charges against the DIG and ordered for the sentences to be carried out in three years.

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