The new IGP of the Department of Police Pujith Senadhi Bandara Jayasundara is a product of Kandy. He had his early education at Thaksala Maha Vidyalaya in Mahamukalanyaya in Bogamuwa and Ibbagamuwa Central before finishing his studies at Dharmaraja College. Pujith excelled in cricket as a fine opening batsman and was also a top bowler. He also played hockey
When he was in Kandy as a DIG, he gave his best for sports. Pujith believes that sport helps to bring policemen and the public closer.
He was involved with Police sports at one time and was the livewire behind Sri Lanka football serving in its executive committee.
He gave a big support to Police football, cricket, hockey and basketball. He was also a great supporter of police rugby.