Retired Judge to probe match fixing claims

Sri Lanka Cricket has invited Retired Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, Justice Rohini Marasinghe to conduct an independent inquiry into the allegations of match fixing against Panadura CC and Kalutara PCC.

The Judge (Rtd.) will evaluate the reports of the inquiries conducted by the SLC appointed Panel of Inquiry led by Asela Rekawa Attorney-at-Law and that of the Ministry of Sports conducted by Palitha Kumarasingha PC, as well as conduct her own inquiry and pronounce a final judgment as well as recommendations for punitive action against those found guilty.

Rohini Marasinghe was a sitting judge on the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and has served as a judge of the Court of Appeal and also the Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.

Marasinghe, graduated in law in 1976, has joined the Attorney-General’s Department as a State Counsel in 1980. She has served as a district judge, before being appointed as a High Court Judge. She has obtained her Master’s Degree from the University of Hartford in USA.