9 SSPs promoted to deputy DIG post

The National Police Commission has approved the promotion of nine Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) to the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG).

Accordingly, those promoted include,

  • SSP D.S.E. Jayasundara, the Director of the Terrorism Investigations Division and Ministerial Coordination Division,
  • SSP K.V.D.A.J. Karawita – Director of the Prime Minister’s Security Division,
  • SSP S.W.M. Senaratne – Director of Research and Development Division,
  • SSP U.P.A.D.K.P. Karunanayake – Officer in charge of the Nugegoda division,
  • SSP T.C.A. Dhanapala – Director of the Narcotics Bureau
  • SSP P.K.D. Priyantha – Director of the Financial Crimes Investigation Division.