Police spokesman, 21 others promoted

Police spokesman Ajith Rohana and 21 other police officers have been promoted to the rank of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) from the rank of Superintendent of Police (SP).

The promotions were announced by the police media unit today saying it was based on the recommendations of the Public Service Commission.

Among those promoted to SSP from the SP rank are officers from the Presidential division, media division, state intelligence service, CID, CCD, TID and others.

While some, including the police spokesman, have been promoted with effect from June the others have been promoted with effect from last month.