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A total of 2,891 police personnel had been promoted to various ranks by IGP Pujith Jayasundara following interviews, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

He said 410 women police officers were among those who were promoted.

Accordingly, 1,783 police Constables were promoted to the rank of Police Sergeants while 334 women police Constables were promoted as women police Sergeants.

A total of 553 police Sergeants had been promoted to the rank of Inspector of Police and 76 women police Sergeants were also promoted as Inspectors.

SP Gunasekera said 124 Police Constable drivers were promoted to the rank of Sergeant while 21 Sergeant drivers were promoted to the rank of Inspector.

He said the promotions had been made after informing the National Police Commission.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 5

  • N.Ethirveerasingam Sunday, 02 December 2018 11:46 AM

    I am happy too read that many policemen have been promoted. I like to see more Tamil policemen in the North in proportion to the Tamil population in the North.

    Samson Sunday, 02 December 2018 11:51 AM

    Police has not been successful in maintaining road discipline! Wonder what plans are there to improve the said discipline.

    Tourist Sunday, 02 December 2018 12:11 PM

    Sri Lankan Police are the only such law enforcement force in the world that carry assault rifle with fixed bayonet.

    Raseed Monday, 03 December 2018 12:53 PM

    Can they promote , when the election is due to take place?

    Siri de Alwis Monday, 03 December 2018 03:56 PM

    How can IGP promote masses of police officers at a time when there is no government or a minister of defence .

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