Amendments to the Laws to Bring Corruption Cases to High Courts !


Further to the numerous arrests and prosecutions during the election period for opposition politicians, the government wanted to start hunting through the legal amendments all of sudden.

It was revealed when the cabinet decided to bring in new laws to the bribery and corruption Act which enables to be heard the bribery and corruption cases in the High Courts in addition to the Magistrate’s Courts. The proposal made by the president to the cabinet meeting yesterday (30) and it has been approved by the cabinet.  Therefore, Bribery and Corruptions Act is due to be amended. After that, the High Courts will also be able to hear bribery and corruption accusations.

After a doze off for years, the governments have taken steps to fetch the corrupted people before the courts. It is clear that the government act as double-dealer to deceive the public