Sri Lanka Police Chief Resigns Over Security Lapses That Resulted In Easter Sunday Bombings
“The IGP has resigned. He has sent his resignation to the acting defence secretary. I’ll nominate a new IGP soon,” President Maithripala Sirisena told reporters.
Sirisena’s nominee has to be confirmed by a constitutional council. The resignation comes after the country’s top defence ministry official, defence secretary Hemasiri Fernando resigned on Thursday.