912 arrested for violating quarantine laws

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The police have arrested 912 persons for violating the quarantine laws during the period from May 26 to 10 pm Friday (29), the police media unit said.

They were arrested for not wearing face masks and for not keeping the distance in violation of the provisions of the Quarantine and Disease Prevention Ordinance after the government relaxed the curfew.

According to the police media unit 132 persons have been arrested from 4 am to 10 pm yesterday alone.

The government relaxed the island-wide police curfew imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic on May 26 at 4 am in order to restore the civilian life and economic performance.

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