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* Sri Lanka Police investigates threatening phone call to government minister who chaired the PSC
Fri, Jan 4, 2013, 12:41 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Environment Anura Priyadarshana Yapa who chaired the 11-memer parliamentary select committee appointed to conduct the investigation against the Chief Justice has received a threatening phone call today.

The Minister has reportedly been threatened by a caller who demanded the Minister to not get involved in the impeachment of the Chief Justice.

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD)of Sri Lanka police has begun an investigation into the complaint made by the Minister regarding the threat.

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