Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Police arrest 2,540 drunk drivers during special operation
Sat, Jul 13, 2019, 03:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have arrested 2,540 drivers during a month-long special operation launched island wide last week to nab people driving under the influence.

Special operations to arrest drunk drivers was launched on the 5th of this month to minimize road accidents.

The Police Spokesman's Office stated that 260 drunk drivers have been arrested during the past 24 hours ended at 6 am Saturday.

The fine for driving under the influence of alcohol has been increased to Rs. 25,000.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Two youths attempting to take selfie gone missing in sea
-- [8 hours ago]
Minister requests trade unions to postpone postal strike until Friday
-- [8 hours ago]
Term of Presidential Commission probing corruption and fraud extended
Paddy purchasing in Northern Province begins
UN expert to visit Sri Lanka to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Sri Lanka postal workers to launch 48-hour strike from 4 pm today
Three faculties at Ruhuna University to be reopened tomorrow
Navy nabs person with over 3200 illegally harvested conch shells
CID grills former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando for nine hours
National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Act strictly enforced island wide from today

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.