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1,015 arrested within 24 hours in Sri Lanka for breaking curfew

Sri Lankan police have arrested 1,015 people within the last 24 hours for breaking a police-imposed island-wide curfew which was intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus

The Colombo Page reports that 254 vehicles have also been seized.

The total number arrested since the initial start of the curfew on 20 March has risen to 9,466 with the police seizing 2,332 vehicles.

Read more from the Colombo Page.