DIG in charge of the CID Prasada Ranasinghe has been transferred to the Police Headquarters.
Accordingly, the acting DIG in charge of the Matara and Hambantota districts, W. Tilakaratne has been appointed.
As soon as the present government came into power, the then Senior Superintendent of Police W. Tilakaratne was appointed as the Director of the CID. During his tenure as Director, the CID had to face a number of problems and was severely reprimanded in court.
W. Tilakaratne had previously served as the Commander-in-Chief of Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Security Unit.