Senior DIG Latiff retires after 41-years of service

Senior DIG Latiff retires after 41-years of service

Senior DIG Latiff retires after 41-years of service

Written by Staff Writer

04 Feb, 2020 | 9:05 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Senior DIG M.R. Latiff who was a founding member of the Police Special Task Force retired after an illustrious 41-year career today. He was trained by the British Special Air Service or SAS in many areas including Counter-Terrorism and VIP protection.

After being appointed as the Commandant of Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force in 2016, he was also appointed as the Senior DIG of the Crimes Division, the Organized Crimes Division, and the Narcotic Bureau.

M.R. Latiff played a special role in leading operations against narcotics and organized criminal groups. As an old boy of Royal College Colombo, Latiff represented his Alma Mater in Rugby, Cricket, and Soccer.

The retiring STF Commandant who has served in the Executive Boards of the State Intelligence Service and foreign intelligence units has also functioned as the First Secretary at Sri Lankan foreign missions.

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