Monday, January 14, 2013

President Nominated Former Attorney General As A Nominee For The Chief Justice Post

President Mahinda Rajapaksha has today (14)nominated former attorney general Mohan Pieris as his nominee for the post of chief justice to the parliamentary council government sources said.parliamentary council is to meet tomorrow(15) to appoint a suitable candidate for the chief justice sources further added.

Meanwhile  two opposition members representing the council were announced today that they will not  participating the council meeting scheduled to be held tomorrow to select a new chief justice.

Chief Justice To Remain In Her Post Despite Being Received The Removal Notice

Despite being   received the removal notice from the post from president yesterday Chief Justice Dr.Mrs.Shirani bandaranaike has not willing to vacate her post based on the decision made by the  supreme  court  declaring  the impeachment motion and parliamentary select committee report of it  as illegal.

Meanwhile Dr.mrs bandaranaike has  requested inspector general of police today (14)to tighten her security due to the present crisis occured between juiciary and executive it has been reported.mrs.bandaranike has also scheduled to sit on the judge bench which is set to hear cases next week sources revealed.

President Mahinda Rajapaksha has sent a removal notice to chief justice yesterday morning indicating her removal from the post stated as based on the request made by parliament to do impeachment motion against chief justice was approved by the parliament  last friday with 155 parliamnetarians voted in favor and 49 voted against it presidential sources said.however the main opposition united national party and other opposition parties claimed that parilament has only approved a motion srequesting president  to appoint an independent committee to inquire on findings of parliamentary select committe on impeachment motion against chief justice but not to remove her from the post .

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