Shirani barred from leaving

Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake has been barred by court from leaving the country.
Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya issued the order when Bandaranayake appeared in court today over a case filed by the bribery and corruption commission.
The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) consisting of some 100 lawyers appeared in the case representing Bandaranayake.
The case was postponed to February 14 next year. (Colombo Gazette)