Chief Justice of Srilanka removed by President Rajapaksa
After the Parliament of Sri Lanka passed the impeachment motion with two-third majority against Chief Justice Shirani Bandarnayake, President Mahinda Rajapaksa dismissed her from the office. She is the first to be impeached in the country’s history.
What were the charges against her?
She was found guilty of impropriety in a property transaction, having undeclared bank accounts and conflict of interest in a legal case involving her husband.