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* Sri Lanka Chief Justice summoned before PSC on November 23
Fri, Nov 16, 2012, 01:31 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 15, Colombo: The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to probe charges against Sri Lanka's Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake has decided to summon her before the Committee on November 23.

The 11-member PSC which met Wednesday (14) for the first time has unanimously decided to hand over to the Chief Justice, the charges against her today in writing.

The Chief Justice is charged with 14 counts of improper conduct or conduct unbecoming of a person holding the office of the Chief Justice, involving in matters that could amount to causes of action or controversy, and influencing the process of delivery of justice.

The Committee comprising seven government members and four opposition members is chaired by Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa.

In addition to Minister Yapa, the government members include ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva, Susil Premajayantha, Rajitha Senaratne, Dilan Perera, Wimal Weerawansa and Deputy Minister Neomal Perera while the opposition members include parliamentarian Lakshman Kiriella and Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga from United National Party (UNP), MP Vijitha Herath from DNA and MP R. Sampanthan from Tamil National Alliance.



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