Written by Amani Nilar
23 Jun, 2022 | 8:30 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st); The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption has arrested a woman at the Avissawella Police Station during attempt to pay a bribe of Rs. 150,000.
According to the Police, the suspect had tried to hand over the bribe to the Police while seeking bail for a smuggler who was arrested in the Avissawella area with more than 3 kilograms of cannabis.
The 35 year old suspect was identified as a resident of Avissawella and was being questioned on a three day detention order, Police stated.
The suspect’s wife had called the Police and had requested the Police grant bail for the suspect, promising a sum of Rs. 250,000 in return.
Accordingly, the Police stated that she was arrested at the Avissawella Police Station today while paying a sum of Rs. 150,000.
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