Eight Senior Superintendants of Police (SSPs) have been promoted to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police position, the Police Department said.
Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara stated that the appointments were made by the Law and Order Ministry Secretary on the approval of the National Police Commission.
Newly promoted DIG D.P.N. Jayawardena will function as the Director of the National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) while Nuwara Eliya Division DIG T.M. Samsudeen has been transferred to the Police Legal Division.