Attorneys representing the Chief Justice states that the decommissioning paper confirming the discharge of Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranaike has been received by her.
President Mahinda Rajapksa had ratified the discharge papers of Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranaike this morning who was impeached from her post based on a motion passed in parliament on the 11th of this month.
According to the Presidential Secretariat a Senior Additional Secretary of the Secretariat & a Security Official had delivered the letter to Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranaike at her official residence.
Presidential Media Spokesperson Mohan Samaranayeke expressed the following views to our news team in this regard.
However the Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranaike is yet to submit her official response in this regard.
Attorney-at-Law Krishmal Warnasooriya who represented the Chief Justice in court stated that her team of attorneys were in the course of analysing the Presidential order.