The Judicial Service Commission has provided annual transfers to 70 judicial officers including District Judges, Additional District Judges, Magistrates and Additional Magistrates.
The Commission stated that the transfers will take effect from 1st of January next year.
Accordingly, Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya has been appointed as the Anuradhapura District Judge and the current Anuradhapura Additional District Judge L.R.Bandara has been appointed as the Colombo Chief Magistrate.
Mount Lavinia Magistrate Mohammad Sahabdeen has been appointed as the Colombo Additional District Judge and the current Colombo Additional Magistrate Mohammed Meehal has been appointed as the Mount Lavinia Magistrate.
Furthermore, Homagama Additional Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake has been appointed as the Colombo Additional Magistrate.
The Judicial Service Commission has provided the list of names of the officers transferred in the commission’s website.