CID, MSD, SIU Directors among latest police transfers

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Eleven senior police officers including the Director of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), SSP W.Thilakaratne, have been transferred with immediate effect, Police Spokesman Jaliya Senaratne said.


He said SSP A.R.P.J Alwis has been appointed as the new Director of CID. SSP Alwis was the Director of Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Division.


The spokesman said six SSPs, three SPs and two ASPs were among the transferred officers.


The transfers have been made under the approval of the National Police Commison and the Elections Commison due to service requirements.


Accordingly, the Director CID SSP Thilakaratne has been transferred as Director Ministerial Security Division (MSD) while SSP D.V.P. Ajith Hesiri has been appointed as the Director of the Police College from the post of Director MSD.


SSP T.G.N.W.D. Thalduwa who was the Director of Western Province Intelligence Division has been transferred as the Director of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Division while SSP H.C.A Pushpakumara has been appointed as the Director of Western Province Intelligence Division from the post of Director of Police College.


SSP K.G.L Geethal has been appointed as Director of Special Investigation Unit (SIU) from the Nugegoda Division.


Meanwhile, SP C.D Gurusingha has been transferred to the Special Bureau from the post of Director SIU.


SP R.M.G.N Ratnayake, SP R.A.D.E.L Randeniya, ASPs K.S.K Rupasingha and B.G. De Silva Kalinga were also among the transferred. (Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

  Comments - 9

  • Kapila Senaratne Saturday, 23 May 2020 08:11 AM

    “Does these CID transfers related to the current investigations pertaining to the Easter attack “ quote by the Holy Cardinal ?

    DJ Saturday, 23 May 2020 08:22 AM

    Bad news for fighting justice and crime. Such an ugly sight since the change of a President

    Sambo Saturday, 23 May 2020 08:30 AM

    Today the law depends on who is in power and the individual. There is no more one law for everyone as the good old days. The law has become a public joke.

    Pantha Kumaran Saturday, 23 May 2020 09:26 AM

    How many of them are transferred under revenge ? How many of them are promoted as the result of gratutude for doing family work?

    Jude Saturday, 23 May 2020 10:01 AM

    I hope the changes are for the betterment!!???

    Ranjith Saturday, 23 May 2020 11:23 AM

    At what cost getting ready for the elections 2/3rd elections tonight rigging ???? Detertrioation of democracy

    Sinna Saturday, 23 May 2020 12:30 PM

    Some officers in charge of those positions are responsible for,cover some politicians from Easter blast responsibility, Satosa drug import issue,import pepper from Vietnam illegally, and shamelessly release mad doctor who has done contraception on mothers , motivated by genocidal mentality

    Sathya Palal Saturday, 23 May 2020 04:25 PM

    Nothing in the Regulations that reasons must be given for transfers? Simply transfer? Maybe the Regulations need to be amended?

    Edmond Saturday, 23 May 2020 06:00 PM

    "The transfers have been made under the approval of the National Police Commission and the Elections Commission due to service requirements." So this can not be a Government initiative, 'cos Yahapalana EC approved this and Comrade Hoole is there. So get stuffed guys.

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