President appoints commission to investigate CBSL Bond Scam

President appoints commission to investigate CBSL Bond Scam

President appoints commission to investigate CBSL Bond Scam

Written by Tharushan Fernando

27 Jan, 2017 | 8:19 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena appoints a presidential commission of inquiry to investigate and report on the Central Bank bond issue.

In a tweet President Sirisena said, Supreme court judges, KT Chithrasiri and PS Jayawardena, as well as retired Deputy auditor general K.Velupillai have been appointed to this commission.

 

On the roster

KTJustice Chitrasiri began his career in the legal profession as an attorney-at-law in March 1977 and then joined the Legal Draftsman’s Department as an Assistant Legal Draftsman.

In 2009 he was appointed to the Court of Appeal.

Justice Chitrasiri served as a Supreme Court Judge since December 2015 and is well conversant in Commercial Law.

 

jayaP.S.Jayawardena served as a Supreme Court Judge sincew June 2016 and is well know for his expertise in the law related the fields of Commercial , Banking and Intellecual Property.

He is extremely experienced,following his role at an International Commercial Bank for many years.

 

K. Vellupillai, a retired Deputy Auditor General served in the Auditor General’Secretary Department for many years and is a highly respected individual.

The three-member committee appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena is to submit a report on its findings within three months.

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