President makes new appointments to Judiciary including 6 supreme court judges

Gotabaya-Rajapaksa

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday made several key Judiciary appointments with twenty one new judges to superior courts sworn in, yesterday.

Judges appointed to the Supreme Court are as follows,

  • Justice A.H.M. Dilip Nawaz
  • Justice Kumudini Wickremasinghe
  • Justice Anthony Lalith Shiran Gooneratne
  • Justice Janak de Silva
  • Justice Arachchige Achala Uthpalavarna Wengappuli
  • Justice Mahinda Abeysinghe Samayawardhena
  • Justice Arjuna Obeysekara was sworn in as the President of the Court of Appeal.
  • Judges appointed to the Court of Appeal are as follows,
  • Menaka Wijesundera
  • D.N. Samarakoon
  • M. Prasantha de Silva
  • M.T.M. Laffar
  • C.Pradeep Keerthisinghe
  • Sampath B. Abayakoon
  • M.S.K.B. Wijeratne
  • S.U.B. Karalliyadde
  • R. Gurusinghe
  • G.A.D. Ganepola
  • K.K.A.V. Swarnadhipathi
  • Mayadunne Corea
  • Prabaharan Kumararatnam
  • W.N.N.P. Iddawala