Parties violating quarantine law will be raided by Police

Parties violating quarantine law will be raided by Police

Police will be raid parties violating quarantine law.

Police Spokesman, DIG Ajith Rohana said that raids will be carried out from Tuesday (Dec 29) until Thursday (Dec 31).

Only close families can have gatherings for the festive season. He warned that legal action will be taken on anyone organising a party in violation of the quarantine law.

A special Police team has been deployed to raid parties and gatherings being held, especially at night, in violation of the quarantine law, he added.

PHI Association Secretary M. Baalasooriya told Colombo Gazette that indoor and outdoor parties are banned as per the health guidelines gazetted by the Health Ministry.

Action will be taken to suspend the licences of hotels or restaurants found to be holding events in violation of the quarantine law, Baalasooriya further said.