New Police Chief Jayantha Wickramaratne
Police Chief Victor Perera who bade farewell to the top job last evening, has been appointed as the Governor of the Northern Province by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Mr. Perera is to assume duties as the Northern Governor on Thursday, Police Media Spokesman Ranjith Gunasekara told the Daily Mirror.
At a farewell ceremony organized by the police department followed by a guard of honour, IGP Perera said he was immensely satisfied with the service he rendered during his regime.
The newly appointed IGP Jayantha Wickramaratne who will assume duties today along with other senior and junior police officers took part in the ceremony.