NPC decides to send TID Director on compulsory leave

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 15:56

The National Police Commission (NPC) has informed the IGP that former Director of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID), DIG Nalaka de Silva has been asked to go on compulsory leave until investigations against him conclude.

The directive comes following a recommendation by the Ministry of Law and Order this morning.

The decision to send the DIG on compulsory leave was taken at a meeting between NPC officers this evening.

The CID had launched investigations against DIG Nalaka de Silva on allegations that he had conspired against the President.

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