Ex-Judge and Security jailed for soliciting a bribe

Ex-Judge and Security jailed for soliciting a bribe

Ex-Judge and Security jailed for soliciting a bribe

Written by Zulfick Farzan

20 Feb, 2020 | 6:49 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – Former District Judge of Homagama Sunil Wickrama Abeysinghe and a Police Constable who served as Private Security Detail to the Ex-Judge, were sentenced to 16 years rigorous imprisonment after they were found guilty of soliciting a bribe.

The bribe was obtained on a date between the 27th of May 2013 and the 31st of May 2019.

They were found guilty on 04 indictments which include obtaining a bribe of 300,000 rupees from a hotel owner and aiding and abetting in the crime.

They were sentenced by Colombo High Court Judge Pradeep Hettiarachchi.

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