Presidents former Chief of Staff and former STC head further remanded

Former Chief of Staff of the President, K Mahanama and former Chairman of the State Timber Corporation (STC), P. Dissanayake who were arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 20 million, were today ordered by court to be further remanded until 13th July.Mahanama and Dissanayaka had been arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs.20 million over a land deal. Mahanama and the Chairman of the State Timber Corporation, P. Dissanayake were arrested at the car park of a Colombo hotel while accepting the bribe from an Indian businessman. (Colombo Gazette) read more