He will take over from Senior DIG Ajith Rohana, who has served in the position on four separate occasions.
Nihal Thalduwa is an Attorney-at-Law and currently serves as the Director of the Police Media Division.
He had previously served as Director of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) as well as the head of the Western Province Intelligence Unit.
He had also served as the Superintendent of Police for Jaffna District. – ada derana