282 Quarantine Law-Breakers arrested in 24-hours: Police

282 Quarantine Law-Breakers arrested in 24-hours: Police

282 Quarantine Law-Breakers arrested in 24-hours: Police

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

14 May, 2021 | 10:04 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): Sri Lanka Police arrested 282 people in a 24-hour window that ended on Friday morning (May 14), for the violation of quarantine regulations as per the provisions under the gazette notification published on 15th October 2020.

The majority of the arrests were made during quarantine operations conducted in the Colombo-North, Kuliyapitiya, Matale, and Trincomalee areas, Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana told News 1st on Friday (May 14).

According to the Deputy Police Chief, since 30th October 2020, to date, 9029 people have been arrested so far, for the violation of quarantine regulations.

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