Impeachment hearing to go ahead

The impeachment hearing on Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake will go ahead as scheduled tomorrow despite the Supreme Court request for it to be postponed.

Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakody said that the hearing  will be held as scheduled tomorrow in front of the 11 member Parliament Select Committee.

Earlier today the Supreme Court had requested that the hearing be postponed until a determination is reached on the impeachment process.