Sri Lanka Police arrested 67 persons for violating curfew and quarantine regulations last 24-hour (October 15). Police sent back 223 people after warning those who haven’t valid reasons to cross the provincial boarders and roadblocks. From 2020 October 30th, so far total 80,929 people arrested for not wear face masks, not main social distancing concept and not obey travel restriction & curfew rules.
Wearing mask and social distancing are mandatory in Sri Lanka, if violated Rs.10,000 fine & up to 6 month’s imprisonment.
The Tri-Forces and the Police Special Task Force (STF) has set up roadblocks at all provincial borders including highways entry exit points. 13 roadblocks were setup in entry / exit points to Wester Province. Inter -provincial travel ban will be effective till October 21.