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Quarantine escapees arrested by Police

16 March 2020 12:55 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Four youth who had evaded quarantine after returning from South Korea were arrested by Ratnapura Police while they were hiding in their houses yesterday.

They had evaded the healthcare officials stationed at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) who are conducting health checks on the passengers returning from other countries, especially three specific countries including South Korea and fled to their homes. However, Officials of the airport had got wind of their escape after perusing the details of air passengers and names of those refereed to the quarantine centres. Upon being informed by the airport officials and under the instructions of the Ratnapura SP Senaka Weerasinghe a police team headed by HQI Rohan Olugala had found the youth from their homes. (Lasantha Niroshana Perera)

  Comments - 4

  • Eesh Monday, 16 March 2020 08:16 AM

    Hiding? Seriously from what were they hiding from? Free lunch and dinner for 14 days so the whole country can be protected?

    Linkinparkfreak Monday, 16 March 2020 09:52 AM

    These people are dumb....

    Sokrates Monday, 16 March 2020 10:28 AM

    For these kind of selfish rowdies there should be a quarantine center in the Welikada prison.

    Silva Monday, 16 March 2020 03:09 PM

    It is unfortunate to see that very same people behaving differently when they are in a foreign country.

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