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Impeachment motion against CJ handed over

An impeachment motion against chief justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake has been handed over to the official residence of speaker Chamal Rajapaksa.
MPs Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Arundika Fernando and Shantha Bandara made the handover at the auspicious time of 10.12 am.
According to government sources, the document carries the signatures of 117 MPs.
The impeachment motion makes six accusations under ‘gross misconduct’ of the CJ, said the sources.
This is the third time an impeachment motion has been moved against a CJ, the previous ones being against Neville Samarakoon and Sarath N. Silva.
SLM

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