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* 737 arrested for violating quarantine rules
Mon, Sep 13, 2021, 10:15 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police say 737 people were arrested for violating quarantine laws in the past 24 hours, ending at 6.00 am Monday (13). The Police have also seized 92 vehicles.

So far 70, 694 people have been arrested for violating the quarantine law following the imposition of quarantine curfew regulations on October 30 last year due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Meanwhile, 1,705 persons were inspected at 13 roadblocks in the Western Province yesterday (12) and 306 of them were turned away due to lack of proper permits.

A total of 1,057 vehicles were also inspected at 13 roadblocks and 193 of them were returned for lacking proper permission, police said.

Police will continue to inspect vehicles and people at the 13 road blocks set up at the entry points to the Western Province.


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