Sri Lankan Lawmakers Protest Bribery Summons for Ex-Leader

April 21, 2015 6:32 AM

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A protest staged by lawmakers backing former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa ran into a second day Tuesday after the country's bribery commission summoned the ex-leader and his brothers to explain their actions while in power.

The protesters said that the summons was an affront to the brothers who were instrumental in ending a 26-year civil war.

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