Shirani Bandaranaike ordered to appear before court

Thursday, 14 February 2013 - 20:24


Former Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranaike and members of the Parliamentary Select Committee which investigated the charges filed against her have been issued notice to appear in court on the 5th of March.


This decision was issued by court when a petition filed requesting the annulment of a verdict issued by the court of appeal, annulling the investigative report on the impeachment motion on the former Chief Justice.


The Petition in this regard was filed by H.W. Hewage a resident of the Gamapaha district and was taken up before a three judge panel of the Supreme Court which included Chief Justice Mohan Samaranaike.