Ravi Jayawardene who was the founder of the Police Special Task Force, was also a specialist in defence.
Late Ravi Jayawardene worked as the Security Advisor to President J. R. Jayawardene, during the UNP regime of 1980 and he was also employed as a pilot for SriLanka Airlines.
He also represented Sri Lanka at the Olympics in shooting events.
JAYEWARDENE – RAVINDRA (RAVI) VIMAL. Only son of the late President Junius Richard Jayewardene and Mrs Elina Jayewardene. Beloved husband of Penny, father of Pradip, Rukshan and Amrik. Remains lie at the J.R. Jayewardene Centre, 191, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07, from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Tuesday 4th April and on Wednesday 5th April, 2017. Cortege leaves the J.R. Jayewardene Centre at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 6th April for cremation at the General Cemetery, Borella.044278