SL Police launches re-registration of Tamil residents in Colombo
[TamilNet, Monday, 21 November 2011, 00:17 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police has launched re-registration of persons in Colombo district under Section 76 of the Police ordinance. Civil sources said SL police personnel are distributing forms to houses where Tamil families reside. However, the SL Police media spokesman Ajith Rohana told media persons when queried that all three communities have been asked to fill such forms for re-registration.
The SL Police started distribution of forms on Saturday evening in Kotahena police division to every household asking chief occupant to register family members and other staying there, sources said.
Earlier, the registration of persons was done in Colombo district under 23 of the Police Ordinance under the Emergency Regulations (ER).