Constitutional Council approves Kodagoda as SC Judge

The Constitutional Council has approved President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s recommendation to appoint President of the Court of Appeal and President’s Counsel Yasantha Kodagoda to the Supreme Court.

Kodagoda who served as the Additional Solicitor General was recommended by Former President Maithripala Sirisena to be appointed as President of the Court of Appeal in March last year.

In 2017, Kodagoda was appointed as Counsel Assisting Presidential Commission of Inquiry into issuance of Treasury Bonds. Kodagoda led the prosecution in the case filed against those responsible for the Bond Scam.