More than 1000 people arrested for violating the curfew

More than 1000 people arrested for violating the curfew

More than 1000 people arrested for violating the curfew

Written by Staff Writer

05 Apr, 2020 | 8:53 am

COLOMBO (News1st): The Police on Sunday announced that 1245 people have been arrested by 6 am today for violating the curfew in the country.

Issuing a statement, the Police Headquarters said the arrests had been made between 6 am yesterday and 6 am today.

During this period, 336 vehicles had been seized for travelling without a valid curfew permit.

Curfew restrictions have been imposed in the country in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 which has claimed five lives in the island.

According to the Police, the number of arrests made so far since 6 am on March 20 stands at 13,468, with 3353 vehicles being seized.

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