The Sri Lankan Police is to start an operation to gather information on all temporary residents who are living in Colombo city coming from various parts of the island, with the aim of securing national security.
The Western Province Community Police Division will gather the information under the theme ‘Protect National Security, Eliminate Crimes and Drugs’.
Accordingly, police will gather information on all temporary residents residing in the houses, business premises, institutions, government or private premises, construction sites, etc. within the Colombo Municipal Council area on January 14,15 and 16.
The public is requested to enter the correct information about the temporary residents of the area and hand it over to the relevant police officers or the relevant police station, the police said.
Sri Lankan police is mainly dominated by Sinhalese and they always collect Tamil and Muslim people details to threaten them, and also use the information to suppress them.