Eight police officers including five superintendents of police (SP), two assistant superintendents of police (ASP) and an inspector of police (IP), have been transferred based on service requirements, police said today.
They said the transfers were made following the orders of the National Police Commission.
Accordingly, SP W.K.J.R.Dias was transferred to the Kelaniya Police Division from the Colombo-South Division and SP P.A.D.A. Wijerathne was transferred to the New Division in Embilipitiya from Ratnapura.
SP W.P de Silva was transferred as the Crime Division Director of the Western Province-Southern Division from the Nugegoda Police Division.
SP K.K.I de Silva was transferred as the Traffic DIG of the Western Province-Southern Division from the Gampaha Police Division while SP R.G.A.B. Gunathilake was transferred to the Kurunegala Police Division as the Senior DIG from the Financial Crimes Division.
Meanwhile, ASP K.M.A. Perera had been promoted as the Traffic DIG of the Nugegoda District and ASP H.A.I.R.N Perera was transferred to the New Western Province South Crime Division from the Matara Police Division.
Police Inspector N.A. Gunawardane was transferred as the OIC Kokkadichcholai from the OIC Post of the Bakamuna Police Division.