A sergeant working in the excise department has been taken into custody by the Bribery & Corruption while obtaining a kick back today 23rd. This sergeant was working in the excise office situated at the Sri Jayawardanapura. Investigating director of the Bribery & Corruption senior DIG Priyantha Chandrasiri confirmed the news.
This relevant sergeant has demanded Rs. 9000 in order to prevent an investigation against a person who is selling drugs. The Bribery & Corruption team arrested this sergeant when he was ready to take money from this person.
The sergeant who was arrested on suspicious is due to be produced before the Colombo magistrate.