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Sarana fined Rs 2,000 after pleading guilty

The Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court  imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on former Deputy Minister Sarana Gunawardena for failure to declare assets during the two years he served as the Chairman of the National Lotteries Board.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranasinghe Bandara also ordered that the accused will be sentenced to 6 months in prison, in the event that he fails to pay the fine.

The Bribery Commission had filed a case against Gunawardena for failing to declare his assets and liabilities from 2005-07, during the period he served as the Chairman of the National Lotteries Board.

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