Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's impeached chief justice says she is not guilty
Tue, Jan 15, 2013, 09:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 15, Colombo: Impeached Chief Justice of Sri Lanka Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake told media that she not guilty of the charges the government brought against her.

Speaking to reporters from her car with a broad smile as she was vacating the Chief Justice's official residence at Wijerama Road, Colombo, she said that she was with the people and hoped the people would protect.

She left the official residence this evening around 5.30 in a red car driven by her son. Her husband Pradeep Kariyawasam followed her in another car.

Amidst police attempts to prevent media men speaking to the former Chief Justice, she said that she would make a public statement regarding her experience soon.

Dr. Bandaranayake further said that she was honest and has not even taken the duty free vehicle offered to her by the government and expressed fear for her and her family's life after the government's efforts to sack her.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Police bust drug racket operating around nightclubs in Sri Lankan capital
-- [2 minutes ago]
Pakistani national arrested at Sri Lanka's Colombo airport with 5 Kg of heroin
-- [7 hours ago]
Brexit effect on international financial markets a key channel of impact for Sri Lanka, trade chamber says
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to host meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement for Asia-Pacific in October
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission welcomes President's directives on arrests under PTA
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka investment promotion agency hosts leading Japanese business delegation
Global movement urges Sri Lanka Army to release records of war 'surrendees'
Sri Lanka Central Bank releases results of Purchasing Managers' Index Survey
Sri Lankan PM says major part of taxes being spent on education
Sri Lanka will discuss setting up special courts for accountability with Tamil party and victims - FM

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.