The Colombo High Court yesterday imposed five-year RI on the former chairman of the Rambewa Pradeshiya Sabha for accepting a bribe of Rs. 100,000 from a farmer to have him employed in Korea.
The former Pradeshiya Sabha member, Rohit Madawe was convicted of all three charges in the indictment.
The complainant is the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs. 40,000 on the convict.
The bench comprised Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga.