Four police chief superintendents were promoted to the rank of assistant commissioner of police yesterday.
The four new assistant commissioners are Abdulla Nawaz, Abdul Rahman Yoosuf, Ahmed Mohamed Ismail and Mohamed Jamsheed.
Mohamed Jamsheed has also been appointed the new head of police intelligence.
The former intelligence chief, assistant commissioner Ahmed Arif, was appointed as the head of the development directorate. The post was previously held by Jamsheed.
A police media official told Minivan News that the promotions were routine and that positions are changed whenever a term expires.