738 drunk drivers arrested during the festive season - 30 deaths in two days

738 drunk drivers arrested during the festive season - 30 deaths in two days

16 April 2021 05:12 pm

738 drunk drivers have been arrested since April 14.

Another 2,844 have been prosecuted.

Meanwhile, 30 deaths have been reported in road accidents during the two days of the New Year season, said Abbay Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana.

More than 150 people have been hospitalized with injuries.

The majority of accidents are motorcycles and 80% of accidents are caused by vehicle collisions.