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Chandra Fernando (police officer)

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Country  1971–2006
Allegiance  Sri Lanka
Other work  Presidential Advisor
Department  Sri Lanka Police Service
Rank  Inspector General of Police

Chandra Fernando is a former Sri Lankan police officer and was the 29th Inspector-General of Police.

Fernando was educated at St Peter's College, Colombo and at Thurstan College and graduated from the Vidyodaya University with a BA in Modern History. He also gained an LLB from the Open University, Sri Lanka. He joined the Ceylon Police Force as a Probationary Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1971. In February 1991, Fernando was promoted to Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG). He served as Inspector-General of Police from October 2004 to October 2006.

After retiring from the Police Service he served as Presidential Advisor to President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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