Tissa makes statement at Bribery Commission

Tissa-attaFormer Health Minister Tissa Attanayake made a statement today before the Commission to investigate allegations of bribery or corruption over claims he had accepted a bribe.

Attanayake had been accused of accepting the portfolio of Health Minister from former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in order to join his Government last year.

Tissa Attanayake, who was earlier the UNP General Secretary, resigned from his post and joined Rajapaksa’s Government ahead of the January 8 Presidential election. (Colombo Gazette)