62 arrested for violating quarantine laws

2020-11-24 at 07:58

Police have arrested 62 persons for failing to wear face masks and maintain social distancing in public areas during the past 24 hours.

A total of 527 persons have been arrested since the 30th of October for violating quarantine laws.

Acting Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said legal action will be taken against the group in future.

He noted the public must wear a face mask and maintain social distancing, despite whether or not they live in an area declared as isolated.