Dec 31, 2017

Bribery charges against police commission official Featured

A senior official of the police commission is accused of obtaining bribes from police officers.

Senior police officers are planning to complain to the bribery commission against him.

This commission official is also accused of delaying a report on IGP Pujith Jayasundara, ordered by president Maithripala Sirisena three weeks ago.

An ex-police official himself, he is being assisted by a female UNP politician.

Previously, the media reported that he had used an UN-given van to the National Child Protection Authority to spend a holiday in Nuwara Eliya.

Top police officers in the area had to pay for the trip.

Also, he is accused of forcing police officers to buy a book he has written.