Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka High Court judges deny they decided to remain silent about CJ impeachment
Wed, Nov 7, 2012, 01:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 07, Colombo: Justice Shiran Gunaratna, the secretary of the Association of Sri Lanka High Court Judges says the high court judges have not decided to remain silent over the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake as some media reports have claimed.

Local media yesterday reported that the Association of High Court Judges had decided not to make any statement or take any action over the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake that had been handed over to parliament by governing party members.

The reports further said the decision was taken at a special meeting of the executive committee of the Association of High Court Judges.

However, speaking to the local Sinhala daily The Divaina today the secretary of the association said that the executive committee of the association that met on November 05 had not taken a decision and the issues that would arise with the legality of the case need to be further studied before making a decision.

The media report was not based on a statement of the association, he added.

The secretary further said that the executive committee of the association would meet again on November 17 to discuss the issue.

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka High Court judges to remain silent about impeachment motion against Chief Justice



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Foreign Minister discusses national security, human rights with defense officials
-- [7 hours ago]
GMOA to launch strike tomorrow on eight demands
-- [7 hours ago]
Preventing arrest of Ryan Jayalath is obstruction of police duties - Magistrate
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President inaugurates Asia Pacific Telecommunications Forum
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka petroleum workers to strike from midnight today, long lines at filling stations
Three-year plan to develop Trincomalee Harbor
Fitch Affirms ratings of 10 Sri Lankan finance companies
Sri Lanka Central Bank probes leaking of customer information by Hatton National Bank
Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks President to outline a program to address missing persons issue
Cyprus police seek to arrest Sri Lankan for murdering compatriot

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.