Sri Lanka impeachment hearing begins

Chief justice questioned by committee investigating 14 charges of financial misconduct.

    Sri Lanka's chief justice has faced the first day of an impeachment hearing. The 54-year-old judge was summoned after lawmakers rejected her appeal for more time.

    From the capital Colombo, Minelle Fernandez reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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