Lankapage Logo CP 22 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Police arrest 816 for violating quarantine rules
Fri, Sep 17, 2021, 10:20 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have arrested 816 people for violating quarantine laws in the past 24 hours, ending at 6.00 am Friday (17). The police have also seized 77 vehicles during this period.

Accordingly, 73,894 people have been arrested so far for violating the quarantine law following the imposition of quarantine curfew regulations on October 30 last year due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Meanwhile, 2,010 persons and 744 vehicles were also inspected at 13 roadblocks set up at the entry/exit points to the Western Province yesterday (16).

A statement issued by the Police Media Unit said 263 persons and 142 vehicles attempting to cross the border into Western Province without proper permission were ordered to return.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Inaugural flight to Kushinagar International Airport leaves from Sri Lanka
-- [52 minutes ago]
Lack of fertilizer has affected tea production, minister acknowledges
The first consignment of 3.1 million liters of nitrogen liquid fertilizer to arrive in Sri Lanka tonight
Cabinet approves amendments to five bills to stop cattle slaughter
Coronavirus update: 548 new COVID-19 cases identified Tuesday, total rises to 532,766
Imports of approved pesticides and herbicides allowed
Airport employee arrested with Rs. 70 million worth of gold
Sri Lanka’s trade deficit widens in August 2021 despite exports exceeding US$ 1 billion
Sri Lanka Navy searches for missing fishermen aboard capsized Indian vessel in Sri Lankan waters
Future of 800 million children across Asia at risk as their education severely affected by COVID-19 pandemic - report

Copyright © 2000, 2020 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.