President telephones C.J.’s counsel

( December 7, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian)  The President has called the Chief Justice’s lawyers Neelakandan & Neelakandan andbhad stated that the Chief Justice must resign, according to the lanktruth website. The website states that  the President had said he read the impeachment motion only at that moment and had said the allegations are not adequate to bring in an impeachment motion. 
However, as an investigation process has already commenced there is no possibility to go back on it and had asked the lawyers to request the Chief Justice to resign,  Lankatruth website reports.
If the Chief Justice decides to resign measures could be taken to withdraw the cases against her and her husband, the President had told CJ’s lawyers, according to the website.

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