21 arrested over failure to abide by COVID-19 regulations

21 arrested over failure to abide by COVID-19 regulations

21 arrested over failure to abide by COVID-19 regulations

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

14 Nov, 2020 | 11:03 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): A total of 21 people were arrested in a 24-hour window, over the failure to follow COVID-19 health guidelines including the wearing of face masks and maintaining social distances, Police Spokesperson, DIG Ajith Rohana said on Saturday (Nov. 14).

According to DIG Ajith Rohana, the majority of those arrested are residents of Negombo, Katana and, Seeduwa.

Meanwhile, a total of 22 suspects have so far been arrested over the violation of quarantine regulations, through aerial surveillance operations conducted with the assistance of Sri Lanka Air Force.

“The aerial surveillance operations will continue with regard to areas under lock-down and isolated,” DIG Ajith Rohana further noted.

 

 

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