Jan 06, Colombo: Chairman of the National Police Commission, Prof. Siri Hettige has given his resignation to the Legislative Council.
Secretary of the National Police Commission Ariyadasa Cooray said that the decision was taken due to a teaching assignment Prof. Hettige has at a university in Germany.
Prof. Hettige however will continue to function as a member of the Commission, his letter noted. He informed the Legislative Council that after his return he would actively contribute as member of the Commission.
Secretary of NPC said Prof. Hettige is scheduled to return Sri Lanka in February after finishing his assignment.