Sunday, 1 February 2015

Daily News Mail

Sri Lanka appoints Tamil as Chief Justice

  • Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday appointed a Tamil judge as the country’s Chief Justice, the first member of the minority community to hold the post in more than two decades.
  • K. Sripavan (62) was sworn in on 30 January, ending a crisis in the Supreme Court triggered by the sacking of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake two years ago.

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