Cops nab curfew violaters

ECONOMYNEXT- The Police have nabbed 62 people so far for violating the curfew, the Police Media Division said.

They have been arrested by police since the all-island curfew was imposed yesterday evening.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa imposed the countrywide curfew from yesterday 6 pm to Monday 6 am in order to control the spread of COVID-19.

Eight people hosting a party when the curfew was in effect were arrested last night at Bandarawela.

Earlier today, DIG Ajith Rohana stated that the police will take strict action against those who violate the curfew.

He noted that curfew has been imposed for the protection of the public and for their benefit.(Colombo/Mar21/2020)

Imesh Ranasinghe

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