Day: August 24, 2017

I’m ashamed to have been part of such a cabinet – Wijeyadasa

Former Minister of Justice and Buddha Sasana, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe stated that he was ashamed that he had to be a part of a cabinet of ministers that was selling off the country’s treasures.

Corruption cases to be revisited by new Justice Minister, says Rajitha

Cases filed against bigwigs of the previous regime may be refiled under fresh charges with the appointment of the new Justice Minister, Cabinet Co-spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday.

Sri Lankan justice minister sacked over criticism of Chinese port deal

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday sacked the justice minister over his criticism of a $1.1 billion deal, signed last month, to lease a port to a Chinese company, the cabinet spokesman said.