The first female Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) of Sri Lanka Police Bimshani Jasin Arachchi has been removed from her assigned duties
She has been appointed as the DIG in charge of the Police Ombudsman Range and she has been removed from her duties with effect from 1st May 2021; Jasin Arachchi’s legal representation had said to The Morning newspaper.
Also, officers serving under her have been instructed to report to another DIG. Her legal representation has sent a letter to Inspector General of Police (IGP) C.D. Wickramaratne requesting her to be assigned duties suitable for her DIG position or to be reassigned as the DIG of the Police Ombudsman Range.