277 more apprehended for flouting quarantine regulations

Reportedly, a total of 54,889 arrests with regard to the aforementioned offences have been made since October 30, last year.

After the interprovincial travel restrictions were tightened last week, the police have beefed up monitoring at the 12 road blocks set up at entry and exit points of the Western Province.

As many as 1,784 vehicles and 3,222 people have been inspected by the police at the Western Province borders.

However, 635 individuals and 330 vehicles have been sent back for attempting to cross the provincial borders without permission.

(ada derana)

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