Police say island-wide operations are being carried out today to arrest bus owners, drivers and conductors who fail to adhere to health guidelines while operating public transport services.
Police have arrested 11 drivers for transporting passengers in violation of health guidelines, during an operation carried out in Colombo yesterday.
11 buses have been seized.
Police said while orders have been issued pertaining to the operation of public transportation, it has been observed that bus operators continue to disregard guidelines.
Police added legal action will be taken against such bus operators.