Police sources state that a ruling party politician in Gampaha district has been instrumental in getting an immediate transfer for a newly appointed OIC of the Kadawatha police, as it was not done with his knowledge.
The police officer in question has been serving at the Yakkala police and was promoted with the recommendation of a senior police officer, a few days ago. He has followed traffic courses and is said to be skilled in this regard
The politician has spoken to the police officer and has expressed his displeasure at his appointment as well.
The police officer has been re-assigned to Yakka police for general police duty, according to police sources.