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Over 2,000 drunk drivers arrested in SL in a week

Thursday - July 11, 2019 3:40 pm , Category : WORLD
Colombo, July 11 (IANS) Over 2,000 drunk drivers have been arrested in Sri Lanka over the last seven days after police launched a special island-wide operation since July 5, police said in a statement here Thursday.
A total of 2,037 drivers were arrested from across the country till Thursday afternoon, in the special operations which will end on August 5, reports Xinhua news agency.
Police spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the drunk drivers would be fined 25,000 Sri Lankan rupees ($142) and officers who make the arrests would be rewarded.
Road accidents claimed over 3,000 lives in Sri Lanka last year.

--IANS ksk