Bribery charges against public servants
The Bribery Commission has taken in for questioning 13 public
servants on the alleged bribery charges. Among those nabbed by the
Bribery Commission officials, and 4 police officers, a school principal,
a grama niladhari. During the year 2014, the Bribery Commission had
conducted 24 raids of which 12 have been finalised by now, a senior
official of the Bribery Commission in Kurunegala said.
A Zonal Director of Education A. Dassanayake in Kurunegala said that
over 46 complaints have been received against school principals for
allegedly accepting bribery or donations to admit children to popular
schools in Kurunegala and Puttalam.
These complaints now being investigated will result in strict
disciplinary action being taken against the suspects of the allegations
are substantiated and proved beyond doubt.