The Police have urged the public to remain vigilant during the upcoming April New Year festive season.
Police Spokesman, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ajith Rohana requested the public to strictly adhere to the health guidelines when stepping outdoors during this period.
He urged the public to wear face masks when outdoors, maintain social distancing, and to wash their hands before entering and after exiting stores during the festive season.
DIG Ajith Rohana said a total of 3,386 people have been arrested for violating the quarantine law since October 2020, while legal action has been filed against 3,350 from among them. (ER)