Colombo Magistrate issues notice on Minuwangoda MC Chairman

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Colombo Chief Magistrate Nandana Amerasinghe yesterday (7) issued notice on the Chairman of the Minuwangoda Municipal Council (MC) A. M. Newton Kulasuriya to be present before him on 20 September, in connection with a case filed against him by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC).

The suspect has been charged with failing to appear in a case filed in the Negombo District Court regarding the sacking of a person and on corruption charges.

The Chief Magistrate issued notice on the suspect on a request made by officers of the Bribery Commission.

CIABOC officers stated that they had begun a probe into the actions of the suspect, a resident in Minuwangoda on a complaint made in this regard.

By Hansi Nanayakkara