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Following the appointment of C.D. Wickremeratne as the acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Pujith Jayasundara has been sent on compulsory leave, sources said.

It was reported that the Law and Order Ministry has ordered that the IGP be sent on compulsory leave.

After the Easter Sunday attacks on April 21, President Maithripala Sirisena asked the IGP to resign.

However, IGP Jayasundara rejected the President’s request. (Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 6

  • Kalu Monday, 29 April 2019 01:45 PM

    Could have done it long time b4

    johan Monday, 29 April 2019 01:51 PM

    Pujitha must have a Media briefing so that public will know how the things went wrong and who should be tried in courts for so many loss of lives

    Yehiya Monday, 29 April 2019 01:53 PM

    It's should not limit to IGP.

    Lion Monday, 29 April 2019 01:57 PM

    Dear boy now tell the world what had really happened, we don’t believe any one-since all have broken the trust place on them, Let the people judge as to who is telling the truth.

    Sunil Monday, 29 April 2019 01:57 PM

    He deserves something far serious than this for his handling of these events.

    Kumara Dharmarathne Monday, 29 April 2019 08:13 PM

    Mr. Pujith Jayasundara, There are two options for you, either tell what really happened in public or be quite and make public to assume that you are at fault. However,there is one thing, of course we can trust you much more than a politician.


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