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Hotel owner fined for flouting COVID-19 health guidelines

An owner of a leading hotel at Pothuhera town in the Polgahawela Police area of who provided facilities to hold a wedding in contravention of health instructions and guidelines on COVID-19 was fined Rs.10,000 on November 16 by Polgahawela Magistrate G.N.Priyadarshanie.

About 70 invitees attended the wedding ignoring the health guidelines at the time Polagahawela MOH Dr.T.Ariyapala of the Polgahawela MOH Division led the raid.

The Polgahawela Magistrate warned the errant hotel owner that he faced a six month jail term and a heavy fine if he were to repeat the offence which could risk the lives of many people.