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Ousted Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake will make a full statement pertaining to her alleged ‘non declaration of assets and liabilities and bank accounts’ on May 17, to the Bribery Commission, sources said.

When the inquiry was taken up this morning at the Bribery Commission, the two inquiring officers were informed by the legal team of the ousted Chief Justice that they would submit answers to the inquiry and file objections against the Cmmission’s Jrisdiction and bias on May 17.

When the inquiry was taken up on March 18, Dr. Bandaranayake had informed the inquiring officers that she objected to the presence of certain members of the Commission.

The Commission comprises Justice D.J.De S. Balapatabendi (Chairman), Justice L.K.  Wimalachandra and Dr. Jayantha Wickramaratne.

Sources said that the ousted Chef Justice was willing to make a full statement regarding to the inquiry despite her objections to the Jurisdiction of the Bribery Commission and alleged bias of certain commissioners.

Therefore, Dr. Bandanayake is scheduled to file both her objections and her answers on the same day.

Informed sources said that when the ousted Chief Justice proceeded to the Commission today together with her legal team, officials of the Commission were not prepared for the inquiry.

The legal team and Dr. Bandaranayake had to stay outside until the auditorium was opened and the Commissioner members were ready to take up the matter.

The inquiry had lasted close to 45 minutes, during which both parties had agreed on May 17 date as the date for the next hearing.

Nalin Laduwahetty PC and Attorney at Law Sugath Caldera appeared on behalf of Dr. Bandaranayake.(Hafeel Farisz and Darshana Sanjeewa)

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  • lkboy Monday, 01 April 2013 10:22 AM

    Hmm.. just before the V-day celebrations? I smell a rat.

    Philip Monday, 01 April 2013 12:06 PM

    Where is Sarath N Silva? Is he meditating now? Not heard of him for quite some time.


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