Sri Lanka's sacked chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake said on Tuesday she feared for her life as a defiant President Mahinda Rajapakse hurried her successor into office.
Shirani Bandaranayake leaves her official residence in Colombo on January 15, 2013. Sri Lanka's impeached Chief Justice said she feared for her life as a defiant President Mahinda Rajapakse hurried her successor into office.
Speaking to reporters from her car as she sped away from her official residence in Colombo, Bandaranayake told reporters she also feared for the safety of her husband and son after falling foul of the government.
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