Mayor for Hikkaduwa remanded for bribery charges

- sundaytimes.lk

The Mayor for the UPFA controlled Hikaduwa Municipal council, Winni Kariyawasam was remanded today for an allegation of  bribery.

The Mayor is reported to have taken a bribe of  Rs 630,000 to award a contract to put up street lights in the Hikkaduwa area in 2006.

The complaint was lodged by a UNP member Sudath Lokuge.

The suspect was remanded by Colombo Chief Magistrate Rashmi Singappuli until December 9.

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