Highest number of quarantine law violators arrested yesterday (23)

636 persons were arrested yesterday (23) for not abiding by quarantine law, the Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said.

206 of the arrestees are from the Matale area.

According to DIG Ajith Rohana, this is the highest number of quarantine law violators to be arrested within a day.

12,714 arrests have been made ever since the implementation of the law in October 2020.