Cop arrested accepting Rs. 10,000 bribe to release items

A policeman attached to the Horowpathana Police was arrested today by the Bribery Commission for accepting a Rs. 10,000 bribe.

The policeman had accepted the bribe to release some equipment seized by the Police.

The Police had seized equipment used to cut trees illegally. The policeman accepted the bribe the release the equipment. (Colombo Gazette)