High Court Judge resigns

January 26, 2023 12:01 pm

Judge Justice Kurukula Jude Nanayakkara [File Photo]

Civil High Court Judge Justice Kurukula Jude Nanayakkara has tendered his resignation.

Justice Nanayakkara joined as a Magistrate in 2010 and was sworn in as Puisne Judge of the High Court in 2018.

Acting Chief Registrar Liyanage Wickramasekara confirms that Justice Nanayakkara resigned on medical grounds.

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He says Justice Nanayakkara tendered his resignation effective from 6th of February on medical grounds which has been accepted by the Judicial Services Commission

He adds that he is not in a position to comment on the pending cases which were being presided over by him as this will be a decision that will be made by the head of the Judiciary.

FBC News understands the resignation was sent by Justice Nanayakkara while away in Sri Lanka.