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Former CJ acquitted and released

Former CJ acquitted and released

Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayaka has been acquitted and released from the case filed by the Bribery Commission for failure to accurately declare her assets and liabilities. MORE..

February 19, 2016  10:02 am|

Justice Malalgoda denies allegations

Justice Malalgoda denies allegations

Justice Vijith Malalgoda has entirely denied allegations leveled against him by a website that he accepts dollars from the Rajapaksas in a bid to influence the judgments and decisions he makes, Ada Derana court reporter says. MORE...

October 28, 2015  03:20 pm|

Death toll in final phase was not 40,000, says Justice Paranagama

Death toll in final phase was not 40,000, says Justice Paranagama

Justice Maxwell Paranagama, Chairman of the Sri Lankan Commission on missing persons and war crimes, has said that the death toll in the final phase of Eelam War IV was not 40,000, as claimed in the 2011 report of the Panel of Experts appointed by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, but probably a little above 7,000. MORE...

September 21, 2015  10:41 am|

Justice Abrew withdraws SC petition

Justice Abrew withdraws SC petition

Justice Sarath de Abrew on Tuesday (14) withdrew the petition that he filed at the Supreme Court to hold the police investigations in connection with a complaint lodged by a domestic worker over an alleged assault incident. MORE...

July 14, 2015  06:09 pm|

Women for Justice blame Sobitha Thero

Women for Justice blame Sobitha Thero

A womans group says that Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, chief incumbent of the Kotte Naga Vihara, should be held accountable for the current predicament which has befallen the country. MORE..

June 12, 2015  10:59 am|

Govt. seeks foreign help in corruption probe

Govt. seeks foreign help in corruption probe

The government said that it has sought assistance from India, the US and Britain to help investigate financial fraud allegations against the former government. MORE...

March 2, 2015  12:19 pm|

Mohan Peiris says his removal as CJ was unlawful

Mohan Peiris says his removal as CJ was unlawful

Mohan Peiris says that he has not retired, resigned or vacated the office of Chief Justice and that, however, due to exertions by external forces he has been displaced from office through an unconstitutional process. MORE..

January 31, 2015  12:50 pm|

Canada welcomes reinstatement of Sri Lankan Chief Justice

Canada welcomes reinstatement of Sri Lankan Chief Justice

The Canadian Government today welcomed the reinstatement of Shirani Bandaranayake as Chief Justice of the Sri Lankan Supreme Court while also expressing hope that President Maithripala Sirisena fulfills the mandate given to him by the people to foster a transparent, responsive and pluralistic government. MORE..

January 31, 2015  10:30 am|

K. Sripavan sworn in as Chief Justice

K. Sripavan sworn in as Chief Justice

Justice K. Sripavan today took oaths as the 44th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

January 30, 2015  07:35 pm|

Shirani assumes duties as CJ; will retire tomorrow

Shirani assumes duties as CJ; will retire tomorrow

The Government has removed all obstacles for Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayaka to hold her position as the 43rd Chief Justice of Sri Lanka, Bar Association President Upul Jayasuriya said. She has assumed duites and will retire from her post tomorrow, Jayasuriya added. MORE...

January 28, 2015  01:10 pm|

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