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* Opposition members in Sri Lanka PSC probed the impeachment to appear before court
Sun, Dec 30, 2012, 12:43 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 29, Colombo: The opposition members of the parliamentary select committee (PSC) that probed the impeachment motion against Sri Lanka's Chief Justice have decided to appear before court in the case filed by the Chief Justice.

The Chief Justice filed a writ application before the Court of Appeal against the PSC and its report.

The Court of Appeal is to take up the case on January 3rd and the Speaker of parliament and the 11 members of the PSC have been asked to be present in court that day.

Main opposition United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian and Attorney Lakshman Kiriella who was a member of the PSC has said the UNP members were yet to receive the court notice asking them to appear before court.

He has noted that the opposition members of the PSC would appear before court if they receive the notice.

The Speaker and the governing party members of the PSC have said they would not appear in court.



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