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 Lankan parliament to receive motion calling for the removal of the Bribery Commission Chief
Tue, Jan 7, 2014, 11:01 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 07, Colombo: The parliament of Sri Lanka will receive a motion calling for the removal of the Chairman of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC).

The Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will present the motion in parliament while also calling on the Commission to investigate the allegations of corruption levelled against its Chief, Jagath Balapatabendi.

JVP Propaganda Secretary, parliamentarian Vijitha Herath said a writ application will be submitted before court calling for action against the Bribery Commission head if the CIABOC fails to investigate the complaint lodged against the Commission's Chief.

According to Herath, parliament has been vested with powers in the Constitution to remove judges of superior courts and commissions.

"The head of the Bribery Commission can also be removed under the powers," he added.

** Related Story :: Sri Lankan President asked to suspend the Bribery Commission Chairman

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Navy arrests two trying to smuggle 45 kilograms of gold
-- [0 minutes ago]
New Tamil Nadu CM writes to Indian PM to get fishermen's boats back from Sri Lanka
-- [29 minutes ago]
WFP distributes food and cash to drought-stricken communities in Sri Lanka
-- [1 hour and 26 minutes ago]
New Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Bill to be presented in parliament
-- [1 hour and 41 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka to create a mechanism to promote coexistence among communities
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government does not endorse the views of the extremist Buddhist group - Minister
-- [3 hours ago]
Rights of children are adequately protected in Sri Lanka - President
-- [3 hours ago]
Two Pakistan naval ships arrive in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka cabinet approves establishing a Centre of Excellence on Ocean Sciences
Sri Lanka's Hatton National Bank acquires 51 percent stake of micro finance company

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.