34 arrested for hosting birthday parties
By Naalir Jamaldeen
A group of 14 persons including the officers of a finance company in Chenkaladi, who were celebrating a birthday party of their Manager, in violation of COVID-19 regulations, at the company premises, were arrested by Police. All of them have been quarantined and legal action has been instituted against the Manager, Eravur Police said yesterday (13).
The arrests were made following a tip-off. The officers were cutting the birthday cake at the time of the raid. The suspects were sent to isolation camps by PHIs. Meanwhile, another group of 20 persons who were celebrating a birthday party in Koddaimunai in Batticaloa were also arrested on 12 May, Police added.