An Extraordinary Gazette has been issued by Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe appointing a special investigation unit to prevent sports-related offences.
The gazette said the committee will come into effect from 15.02.2023.
Assistant Superintendent of Police Jayanath Wanasinghe has been appointed as the Director/ Head of the committee.
The committee has been appointed for a period of three years as per the Section 21 of the Prevention of Offences relating to Sports Act No. 24 of 2019 for the practical execution of the legal provisions of the Act and to proceed in line with the powers and functions assigned by the Act.