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* PSC probing Sri Lanka Chief Justice to reconvene Wednesday
Tue, Dec 4, 2012, 10:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 04, Colombo: The parliamentary select committee (PSC) probing the impeachment motion against Sri Lanka's Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake will resume sittings Wednesday morning without the presence of the Chief Justice.

The Chief Justice meanwhile, is asked to appear before the PSC on Thursday, December 6.

The PSC met for the second time today at 10:30 a.m. and the proceedings resumed around 2.30 p.m. after lunch break continuing till 5 p.m. The PSC convened on the 23rd of November for the first time.

Religious leaders blessed Dr. Bandaranayake as she was leaving the Supreme Court complex to arrive in the parliament.

Lawyers and judicial officers gathered around the court complex to support her while pro-government supporters shouting slogans and carrying placards staged demonstrations near the parliament against the Chief Justice.

The country's top judge is charged with 14 counts of improper personal conduct and financial misconduct.



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