Colombo householders asked to register particulars with police

[TamilNet, Friday, 17 April 2009, 07:43 GMT]
All householders in Colombo have been instructed by Sri Lanka Defence Ministry to register their particulars at the nearest police station and that failure to do so may result in punitive measures, according to announcement made over loud speaker in Sinhalese and Tamil from a long white bus bearing the Sri Lanka government insignia, Thursday night and Friday morning. Letting a person live in the house without informing the police is a punishable offence, it was announced.

Each house holder is instructed to register the details of the number of persons living in the house besides other information asked for.

The particulars will be held confidential, the announcement said.

Special gazette notifications have been made and the registering of particulars could also be made on the particular website.

Meanwhile, it was announced that the Tamil householders in Wellawathe could register their particulars Friday from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m to the officers in the white bus or at the police station.

 

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