Kuliyapitiya doctor arrested for obtaining Rs. 75,000 bribe

A doctor in Kuliyapitiya has been arrested for obtaining a Rs 75,000 bribe, the Commission to Investigate Allegations Of Bribery Or Corruption said.

The Commission said the specialist doctor had obtained Rs. 25,000 monthly for three months as a bribe to clear lab tests.

The arrest was made based on investigations conducted on a complaint by the owner of a private lab.

The doctor had demanded the bribe from the private lab failing which he warned he would reject all the reports of the tests conducted at the lab. (Colombo Gazette)


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