Over 240 arrested for drunk driving; 401 on drug charges

Over 240 arrested for drunk driving; 401 on drug charges

September 19, 2020   01:41 pm


The police have arrested 249 motorists who had been driving under the influence of alcohol.

They were taken into custody during a special island-wide operation carried out last night (18).

Meanwhile, 3,106 individuals were arrested over other offences, according to the police.

In another development, 401 individuals were arrested over narcotics-related charges in a special two-hour operation in the Western Province.

The raid was carried out between 7 pm and 9 pm last night (18) at bus stops, railway stations and other public places in the area.

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