Eight acting DIGS promoted to rank of DIG
Eight Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPS) who functioned as acting Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGS) had been promoted to the DIG rank, Police said yesterday.
The appointments were approved by the National Police Commission (NPC) on Tuesday and were based on seniority and the skills of these officers.
Police said the appointments of D.G.N. Jayawardena of the National Intelligence Bureau (NIB), L.S. Pathinayake of the Colombo Division, T.M.W.D. Thennakoon of the Vanni Division, W.J. Jagodaarachchi of the Batticaloa Division and P. Munasinghe of the Nuwara Eliya Division would be with effect from March 31, 2016.
DIG L.F.A.R.J. Silva of the President’s Security Division, DIG G.S Walgama of the Field Force Headquarters and DIG M.H. Marso (rtd) appointments would come into effect from June 10, 2016.
They had been functioning as acting DIGS since December 2015.