539 SIs, 56 WSIs promoted as IPs

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Untitled-31By Thilanka Kanakarathna   

Nearly 539 Sub Inspectors (SI) and 56 Women Sub Inspectors (WSI) were promoted to the post of Inspector of Police (IP) from May 31, Police Media Division said yesterday.

It said the promotions were made by the National Police Commission (NCP) based on the recommendations made by IGP Pujith Jayasundara.   

The police said the promotions were long overdue.   

Some 2,599 police officers were promoted by IGP Jayasundara from May 31, 2016 where 189 Sergeants and 34 Women Sergeants were promoted to SIs and WSIs. .