Two officers of Alawathugoda Agrarian Service Center have been arrested for soliciting a bribe of Rs. 100,000.

The arrest was made by the Bribery Commission, acting on a complaint filed by an individual in Alawathugoda.

According to reports, the two suspects had asked for a bribe of Rs. 100,000 to issue a reclamation certificate for a plot of paddy cultivation land in Malgamandeniya.

Thereby, an Agricultural Research & Production Assistant and a Regional Agricultural Development Officer have been caught red-handed when they were accepting the bribe.

The suspects will be produced before the Matale Magistrate Court, the Bribery Commission said further.

source adaderana

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