41,700 arrested so far, for violating the curfew & 10,700 vehicles seized

41,700 arrested so far, for violating the curfew & 10,700 vehicles seized

41,700 arrested so far, for violating the curfew & 10,700 vehicles seized

Written by Zulfick Farzan

29 Apr, 2020 | 6:39 pm

Colombo (News 1st) 41,700 people were arrested by Sri Lanka Police, ever since the curfew was first imposed, for curfew violations while 10,700 vehicles were seized.

Deputy Police Chief Ajith Rohana speaking at the National Operations Centre for Preventing COVID-19 said 92 people were arrested from 06 AM to 12 noon on Wednesday for violating the curfew in the Western Province and in the Puttlam District.

During the same time period, 22 vehicles were seized by Sri Lanka Police.

DIG Ajith Rohana said the validity of the curfew passes issued for institutions engaged in essential services was extended to the 31st of May.

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