Aug 24, 2017

Mevan Silva appointed Director CID

The IGP has decided to appoint Special Investigation unit-SIU Senior Superintendent of Police  Mevan Silva to fill the vacancy of Director, CID.

The post was left vacant after former director B.R.S.R. Nagahamulla was promoted to the rank of DIG.

There has also been a request to the IG to appoint CID Head of Special Operations Deputy Director Shani Abeysekara to the post of Director, it is reported.

However, all recent special investigations and operations were conducted under the leadership of Shani Abeysekara and he had also faced threats to his life.