Retiring Inspector General of Police N. K Illangakoon today said that he did not ask for an extension of his term as IGP as he was determined to retire.
Addressing the media, the Police Chief spoke of the ups and downs of his tenure, stating that even though there were several regrettable incidents which had prompted him to hand in his resignation.
“I wanted to resign on several occasions but I realize now that these incidents were resolved over time,” he said.
The Police Chief said he regretted not completing two goals during his term in office and hoped his successor would achieve them in his stead.
“I could not complete the steps taken to increase the salaries of police officers and establish an insurance scheme for the officers. I hope the next IGP will complete these schemes,” he said. (Darshana Sanjeewa)
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Comments - 8
janaka Monday, 11 April 2016 04:30 PM
And taking orders from helping hambantota filth?
Premalal Monday, 11 April 2016 06:56 PM
Your watch would be remembered for the deliberately botched crime investigations. While agreeing that the welfare of those under you are important, your primary objective was law and order which were below expectation.
malij Monday, 11 April 2016 06:57 PM
An officer and a gentleman. The nation salute you.
Watcher Monday, 11 April 2016 07:39 PM
Good for ciuntry to end thuggery
Kosala Monday, 11 April 2016 07:40 PM
Good job Done under Dictatorship to preserve Dimocrasi. wish you all the best Sir. via DM Android App
thilak Monday, 11 April 2016 08:22 PM
during difficult period at both government, you have done good job sir,healthy and peaceful retairment.
REALPATRIAT Monday, 11 April 2016 10:09 PM
A REMARKABLE OFFICER WHO PERFORM ED HONEST SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE DURING HARD TIMES. via DM Android App
Bala Monday, 11 April 2016 03:58 PM
Under many trying circumstances, you've done well. Congratulations and high respect offered! All the very best in your retirement!
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