Over 1000 arrested flouting quarantine law in 24-hours

A record number of 1,028 individuals were arrested in a 24-hour window that ended Tuesday morning (08), the Police Media Spokesperson said.

22 people were arrested following drone surveillance operations conducted in the Dematagoda Police area on Monday (07), he added.

25,886 people have been arrested since the implementation of the law in October 2020.