Feb 20, 2018

Court action against 152 who suddenly became wealthy Featured

The Bribery Commission says it will file court cases against 152 persons who had all of a sudden become wealthy, but have failed to show how they had earned their wealth, ‘Dinamina’ reports.

Among them are politicians, judges, school principals, police officers, government doctors, Grama Seva officers and other public officials.

Complaints to the commission allege they had earned their wealth by way of bribery and corruption.

The commission has investigated the complaints, inquired into the bank accounts of the accused and also obtained statements from them.