Jul 05, 2019

Special operation to arrest drunk drivers from today

A special operation has been launched to arrest drunk drivers for a period of one month from today, Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

Police Media Spokesperson making a special statement said the operation is being carried out to minimize road accidents.

According to the Spokesperson, 194,000 drunk drivers were arrested in 2018 and in the five months of this year the police arrested 36,359 drunk drivers.

A special operation to arrest drunk drivers is scheduled to take effect from Friday, July 5th for a month, the Spokesperson said adding that Police officers who are conducting the operation will be given special rewards.