Four DIGs, three SSPs, three SPs and five ASPs had been transferred with immediate effect based on service requirements, the Police Headquarters announced today.
It said the transfers had been made on the recommendations made by IGP Pujith Jayasndara and the approval of the National Police Commission.
Accordingly, DIG R. Dias has been transferred to the Nuwara Eliya Division from Ratnapura and Kegalle Division while Nuwara Eliya Division DIG P. Munasinghe has been transferred to Ratnapura and Kegalle Division.
Meanwhile, two DIGs of the President's Security Division (PSD) had also been transferred. DIG J. Silva has been appointed as the DIG of the unit while Acting DIG M. Gunaratne has been transferred as the DIG (Operations) of PSD.
The three SSPs who were transferred are P. Jayathilake (As Director of PSD from PSD), G. Perera (As Director of Ombudsman Division from Director of Examinations Division) and J. Palihakkara (As SSP of Mannar Division from Director of Ministerial Security Division).