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* Sri Lanka's Bribery Commission receives over 100 complaints against public representatives this year
Tue, Dec 3, 2013, 09:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 03, Colombo: The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) in Sri Lanka has received over 100 complaints against public representatives this year.

The CIABOC said at a news conference that 111 complaints were received by the Commission this year against parliamentarians, provincial councilors and local government members.

Chairman of the Commission, Jagath Balapatabendi noted that only 9 out of the 111 complaints were against parliamentarians and the rest of the complaints were against provincial councilors and local government members.

The CIABOC has commenced investigations into the complaints.

According to the Chairman, the highest number of persons arrested by the CIABOC following investigations is government officers, which totals to around 99 percent.

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