A Parliament official has been arrested for soliciting a bribe to clear food supplies.
The Bribery Commission said the official had solicited the bribe to give clearance for fruits supplied to Parliament.
The official had sought a Rs. 60,000 bribe from a supplier to ensure fruits supplied to Parliament are not rejected as unfit for human consumption.
The official was arrested while accepting the bribe.
Further investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)