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Seeduwa Crimes OIC arrested

The Seeduwa Crimes OIC was arrested by the Bribery Commission for allegedly accepting a bribe last evening.

The Crimes OIC was caught red handed while allegedly accepting a Rs.25,000 bribe from a businessman in Katunayake.

However, according to a statement given by the Senior Superintendent of Police Priyantha Chandrasiri at the Bribery Commission, the Seeduwa Crimes OIC was arrested in the vehicle yard of the Seeduwa Police by his team.

It was further divulged that the Seeduwa Crimes OIC had allegedly sought Rs.25,000 from the said businessman to do him a favour regarding a complaint made by him against another suspect. However, it was also learnt that the Crimes OIC had also allegedly asked for a bottle of Whiskey along with the Rs.25,000.

However, the arrest was made on a tip off given by the businessman to the Bribery Commission officials.

During the arrest, the Bribery Commission officials allegedly recovered Rs.25,000 and a bottle of foreign liquor from the possession of the suspect Crimes OIC.

Further investigations are being conducted by Bribery Commission officials.