All temporary residents in Colombo and its suburbs should register with the nearest police station, Western Province Senior DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon said.
He said those who have not included in the electoral registry should register with the Police.
Speaking to media after an illicit liquor brewery was raided in the Dompe area, Senior DIG said he expected to create a data base on temporary residents.
The liquor brewery has been operated in a rented house.
Senior DIG Tennakoon said this programe would be beneficial to identify illicit liquor breweries, narcotics, underworld activities and to ensure the national security as well.(DSB)