The Police spokesperson has issued a statement that eight Senior Superintendents of Police including the Director of the Criminal Investigation Department have been promoted to the post of Deputy Inspector General of Police by the Police Commission.
The Police headquarters have stated that the order of promotion was issued by the Police Commission under the purview of the Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara.
Accordingly eight SSPs including the Director of the CID B.R.S.R. Nagahamulla, SSP’s H.K. Ravi Peiris, M.A.E. Mahrendra, P.C. de Silva, J.I.D.A Gunathileke, D.J. Palihakkara, S.C. Galappaththy and D.M.D.J.T. Priyalal were promoted as DIG’s by the Police commission.