200 arrested for violating Quarantine Curfew in 24 hours; Police

200 arrested for violating Quarantine Curfew in 24 hours; Police

200 arrested for violating Quarantine Curfew in 24 hours; Police

Written by Zulfick Farzan

05 Nov, 2020 | 11:38 am

Colombo (News 1st); 200 people were arrested by Sri Lanka Police for violating the Quarantine Curfew during the 24-hour window ending at 0600 hours on Thursday (05), said Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana.

During the same time period, 18 vehicles were seized by Sri Lanka Police.

Since the inception of Quarantine Curfew from the 04th of October 2020, Sri Lanka Police arrested 2393 suspects for violation of the Quarantine Curfew, and 356 vehicles were seized.

The Quarantine Curfew is currently in effect across the entire Western Province, the Eheliyagoda Police area, the Kuliyapitiya Police area, and the Kurunegala Municipal Council area.

Further, the Giriulla Police area, the Hemmathagama Police area, the Mawanella Police area, Bulathkohupitiya Police area, as well as the Galigamuwa Pradeshiya Sabha area, have been placed in isolation.

Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said Police manned roadblocks, mobile, and motorcycle patrols have been deployed to strictly enforce the Quarantine Curfew in the respective areas.

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