President’s former Chief of Staff Mahanama, STC Chairman re- remanded

President’s former Chief of Staff Mahanama, STC Chairman re- remanded

The President’s former Chief of Staff I. H. K. Mahanama and State Timber Corporation (STC) Chairman P. Dissanayaka who were arrested in the act of accepting a bribe of Rs.20 million were re- remanded till 22 May.

Mahanama, the former secretary of the lands ministry, had allegedly asked for a bribe of Rs 540 million from an Indian investor interested in acquiring a state-owned sugar factory.

The two were arrested at a car park of a luxury hotel in the capital Colombo, on May 03, by the officers of Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption while they were accepting a 20 million rupees bribe from the investor for the transfer of land.


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