Local News: Police arrested 559 individuals for breaching curfew laws between 6:00 a.m. on Friday (15) and 6:00 a.m. today (16). A total of 55,706 curfew violators were arrested on March 20 after 6 p.m.
Meanwhile, so far, charges have been filed against 12,482 curfew violators, police said.
Sri Lankan Police warned of stern legal action against captured citizens violating the quarantine curfew regulations.
The government enforced an island-wide curfew to limit public movement to curb the country’s coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.