A suspect has been arrested attempting to bribe the Police to free a National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) member who is in Police custody.
The suspect had offered Rs. 500,000 as a bribe to the Officer in Charge (OIC) at the Horowpothana Police station to free the NTJ member.
The suspect was ready to pay Rs. 250,000 as an advance to secure the release of the NTJ member.
He was arrested when handing over the advance to the OIC in his office room.