Preethi Padman Surasena elevated to position of Court of Appeal President

Preethi Padman Surasena elevated to position of Court of Appeal President

Preethi Padman Surasena elevated to position of Court of Appeal President

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

15 Jan, 2018 | 2:20 pm

Preethi Padman Surasena took oaths as President of the Court of Appeal before President Maithripala Sirisena today, January 15.The Presidential Media Division stated that Justice L.T.B. Dehideniya who previously held the position, was elevated to the position of Supreme Court justice.

Justice Preethi Padman Surasena, obtained his degree in Physics from the Science Faculty of the University of Colombo, entered the Law College in 1985.In 1989 he took oaths as an attorney, and later joined the Attorney General’s Department as a Senior State Counsel.

He was appointed a judge of the High Court in 2007 and in 2016, he was appointed a Court of Appeal judge.He also served as the Chairman of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud and Corruption.


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