605 drunk drivers arrested within 3 days


Police arrested a total of 605 persons for driving under the influence of liquor, during a special countrywide operation, which commenced on Saturday.

The Police media unit said that of those arrested for driving while intoxicated, 240 were three-wheeler drivers while 291 were motorcycle uses.

The Police Department launched a special island wide operation to nab drunk drivers during the New Year period.

Police media spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said the operation will continue throughout this week.

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