The principal of a school in Kottawa has been arrested after he had sought a sexual bribe from a mother to admit a child to Grade one.
The Bribery and Corruption Commission said that the principal of Ananda Vidyalaya Kottawa was arrested from a hotel in Werahera.
A sting operation was launched to arrest the principal with the assistance of the mother.
She had tipped off the Bribery Commission about the principal and on their instructions she went with him to the hotel.
Bribery and Corruption Commission officials arrested the principal from the hotel while he was with the lady expecting the sexual bribe.
Further investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)