Recently the Constitutional Council has rejecred to approve the service extention of Inspector General of Police C.D. With the rejection of IGP’s service extension, it is reported that a crisis situation has arisen in the police department. Police internal sources say that this situation has arisen especially in relation to administrative affairs.
The Constitutional Council rejected the extension of the Inspector General’s service and then President Ranil Wickremesinghe re-appointed him to the same position. It is reported that there is an ongoing discussion within the police regarding the validity of the signature of the Inspector General of Police.