The Divisional Secretary of the Monaragala-Badalkumbura Division has been arrested while attempting to solicit a sexual according to the the Bribery and Corruption Commission. The Divisional Secretary had requested a sexual bribe from the business woman, a resident of the Badalkumbura-Bittala area, in return for signing over the property to her.
He was arrested after he had taken the woman to a hotel in the Dunhinda area in Badulla where he had planned to solicit the bribe.
The woman had informed the Bribery Commission about the continuous sexual favours requested by the Divisional Secretary after which officials had laid a trap.
On instructions from the officials, the woman had told the Secretary to come to a hotel in Badulla where the arrest was made