Principal arrested while accepting a bribe in Jaffna

Principal arrested while accepting a bribe in Jaffna

Principal arrested while accepting a bribe in Jaffna

Written by Staff Writer

21 Sep, 2019 | 9:33 am

Colombo (News 1st): The principal of a Jaffna boys’ school who was arrested while accepting a bribe has been remanded until July 3rd after being produced before the Jaffna Magistrate’s court. The principal was arrested by the Bribery Commission yesterday (September 21) after receiving a bribe Rs. 50,000.

The Director-General of the Commission Sarath Jayamanne said the principal had demanded a bribe of Rs. 100,000 to admit a student to Grade 7. Rs. 50,000 had been obtained earlier and the police had arrested the suspects while accepting the remaining sum of cash.

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