Rt. Major General Jagath Alwis has resigned as the Secretary to the Ministry of Public Security.
His letter of resignation has been handed over to the Secretary to the President Gamini Senarath.
Rt. Major General Jagath Alwis has cited personal reasons for his resignation.
The Criminal Investigation Department today recorded a statement from Rt. Major General Jagath Alwis in relation to investigations being conducted over the unrest and violence reported opposite Temple Trees and at Galle Face on the 9th of May.