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::

* Allegations of insulting Sri Lanka Chief Justice could be verified on PSC recordings
Sun, Dec 16, 2012, 09:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 16, Colombo: A Sri Lankan Minister says that the allegations leveled against some ruling party members of the parliamentary select committee (PSC) that probed the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice that they had insulted Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake could be verified.

Head of the PSC, Environment Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said the allegations could be verified by looking at the PSC proceedings.

The Chief Justice last week through her lawyers informed the Speaker of the parliament that some ruling party members made derogatory comments in Sinhala language calling her a "mad woman".

He explained that the PSC proceedings were recorded by video and by Hansard reporters and the records are in the possession of the parliament.

According to Yapa, the allegations could be laid to rest by looking at the records of the proceedings.

The debate on the PSC report on the impeachment motion is to be taken up when the House convenes again on the 8th of next month.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Extremist Sri Lankan Buddhist organization has no plans to topple the government
Sri Lanka's private sector retirement fund earned over Rs. 550 billion in last five years - Central Bank
Disciplinary inquiry against Sri Lanka's star cricket players over retirement remarks
Coastal line train services disrupted in Sri Lanka as protesting workers block trains
Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President
US Ambassador celebrates Earth Day with Sri Lankan Girl Guides
Sri Lanka national coach resigns to take up appointment with ECB
Sri Lanka takes measures to increase forest cover
Sri Lanka police ban passenger transport on hand tractor trailers
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, current monetary policy appropriate

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.