Alleged non declaration of assets: Ex-CJ in courts to answer summons


Former Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayaka arriving at the Colombo Magistrate’s Court yesterday to attend a case filed by the Bribery Commission for non-declaration of assets. (Pic by Sujatha Jayaratne)

By Chitra Weerarathne

Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya, fixed the next date of trial, against the retired Chief Justice, Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake, for Feb. 19, 2016. The complainant is the Permanent Commission to Inquire into Allegations of Bribery or Corruption, for alleged non declaration of assets, against Dr. Bandaranayake.

President’s Counsel, Nalin Laduwahetty appeared for Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake, who was present in Court to answer summons.


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