Sri Lanka intensifies surveillance via drones; Many arrested
Sri Lanka Police Media Spokesman Deputy Inspector General Ajith Rohana said a special operation would be conducted by the intelligence units to nab the violators of quarantine regulations.
He said that stern action would be taken against such culprits.
He pointed out that the use of drone cameras for surveillance was successful. Ninety-five persons had been taken into custody for violating travel restrictions, he said. The drone operations have taken place in the Kotahena, Ja-Ela, Keselwatta and Wattala areas.
"The beggars who are begging at colour lights will also be taken into custody," the police media spokesman said.
Sri Lanka police arrested around 300 persons since October 30th for violating quarantine regulations.