PNB Head to be transferred to Police Welfare Unit
By Chamara Amarasuriya
Acting IGP Chandana D. Wickremaratna has submitted a proposal to the National Police Commission (NPC) to facilitate the transfer of the Head of the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB), DIG Sanjeewa Medawatta to the Police Welfare Unit.
Police Department sources claimed that IGP Wickremaratna had sent the recommendation to the NPC on 27 June.
Already, the CID has begun a few probes into charges that certain top officers attached to the PNB had allegedly maintained close links with big time drug traffickers.
It is also said that to facilitate investigations into PNB officers, the Acting IGP had submitted his transfer recommendation concerning Medawatta to the NPC.