639 arrested for violating lockdown regulations

639 arrested for violating lockdown regulations

639 arrested for violating lockdown regulations

Written by Amani Nilar

24 Aug, 2021 | 10:21 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): Police have arrested 639 persons on charges of violating lockdown regulations during the last 24 hours ending at 6:00 a.m. today (24).

Police say that a total of 57,435 people have been arrested for violating lockdown regulations since the onset of the pandemic.

At present, 13 road blocks have been established in the Western Province alone.

A total of 618 vehicles and 1,017 persons leaving the Western Province and 751 vehicles and 1,267 persons entering the Western Province were subjected to road block checks yesterday, police added.

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