MP Milan Jayatilleka released from 2012 bribery case | Daily News

MP Milan Jayatilleka released from 2012 bribery case

The Colombo High Court yesterday ordered to release two accused including Gampaha District MP Milan Jayatilleka from a bribery case following the Bribery Commission’s decision to withdraw indictments.

The Commission to Investigate Allegations against Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) had filed indictments against MP Milan Jayatillake and Ajith Sisira Kumara for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 600,000 from a businessman as a gratification to issue a permit for a quarry while they were Chairman of the Dompe Pradeshiya Sabha and a PS member in 2012.

The Bribery Commission sought Court’s permission to withdraw the indictments reserving its rights to file a fresh application.