498 more people under arrest for violating quarantine laws

Sri Lanka Police has arrested 498 more people between 6.00 am on Monday (Aug. 30) and 6.00 am today (Aug. 31) for failing to adhere to the quarantine curfew.

Reportedly, a total of 62,085 arrests pertaining to quarantine law violations have been made since October 30, last year.

In the meantime, the police have inspected 805 vehicles and 1,792 people in total at the Western Province borders.

Inspections at 13 roadblocks set up at entry and exit points of the Western Province have been beefed up to prevent people from crossing the provincial borders unlawfully. – ada derana

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