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Judge Sobhitha Rajakaruna appointed as Special PCoI member

21 February 2021 02:40 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Appeal Court Judge Sobhitha Rajakaruna has been appointed as a member to the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Political victimization.

Earlier, the President appointed three-member Special Presidential Commission to implement the recommendations made by the PCoI on political victimization.

The commission comprising of Supreme Court Judges Dhammika Priyantha Samarakoon, Khema Kumudini Wickremasinghe and Appeal Court Judge Ratnapriya Gurusinghe.

However, Judge Rajakaruna was appointed as a member of the commission following the resignation of Ratnapriya Gurusinghe.

A gazette notification has been published by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on February 19 to notify the appointment.

The PCoI was appointed to look into the alleged political victimization during the previous government, handed over its report to President  on December 2020.

  Comments - 7

  • Commonsence Sunday, 21 February 2021 03:16 PM

    How about appointing a commission to look into the political victimisation in the present government. ? Why not appoint members from the ethnic minorities to balance the representation. ?

    Public Question Sunday, 21 February 2021 03:27 PM

    Good nice move. Why not Judges appointed to PCol - Easter Sunday Attacks instead of rubbish 3rd Garde Politicians.

    Bonda Sunday, 21 February 2021 03:29 PM

    World wide HR is also watching Govt. moves on every aspects.

    Eye Samy Sunday, 21 February 2021 03:30 PM

    This is a good idea.... appreciate.

    Cris Stephen Spencer Sunday, 21 February 2021 03:32 PM

    Please appoint a Prestigious Judge bench to investigate Mythiripala Sirisena who played out public money and pumped to Ariaya Dudley.

    Pantha Kumaran Sunday, 21 February 2021 10:03 PM

    No action by this government . Only they are good at appointing commissions. I am sick of this government and its action. Please go home.

    Daya Monday, 22 February 2021 07:38 AM

    PCoI recommendations so far prove political witch hunt of the prez govt programme... why waste tax payers money on retired judges ... Do it yourself rather than told the judges in clandestine and report comes as their own .. disgrace commissions...

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