Information on the addresses of all police stations in Colombo [LKA20709.E]

Although addresses for Colombo's police stations could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB, please find attached a list of Colombo's police stations containing the name of the Superintendent of Police responsible for the police stations in a particular region, the name of the police station, and the name of the Officer-in-charge of the particular police station. This list was sent to the DIRB on 19 June 1995 by the International Services Group (ISG) of Citizenship and Immigration Canada in Ottawa.

For general information on Sri Lanka's police force, please consult the attachment from World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Penal Systems.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Citizenship and Immigration, Canada, International Services Group (ISG), Hull. 19 June 1995. Letter sent to the DIRB.

World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Penal Systems. 1989. George Thomas Kurian. New York: Facts on File, pp. 350-51.