Former Kalutara PS Chairman sentenced to jail

The former Chairman of the Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabha, Lakshman Vidanapathirana was today sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of taking a bribe.

The Colombo High Court sentenced the former Chairman to 20 years in prison, to be served in five years.

Vidanapathirana was arrested in 2012 while soliciting a bribe of Rs. 3 million to resolve a land issue in Nagoda, Kalutara when he was the Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabha chairman. (Colombo Gazette)

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