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Colombo: Drink and Drive – Police register 363 cases in 24 hours

Colombo, Jul 7(BAN/CD): On the first day of the island-wide operation, 363 drunk drivers have been arrested within 24 hours says Sri Lankan Police.

The Police Spokesman’s Office said that the special island-wide operation to arrest drunk drivers commenced yesterday (July 6) and ended early this morning today at 6 am.

During the 24- hour period between 6.00 a.m. yesterday and 6.00 a.m. today (July 7), a total of 363 drunk drivers have been arrested across the country.

The government is planning to implement strict laws for repeat offenders.

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