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Posting false reports of COVID-19 deaths on social media; suspect arrested

A 35-year-old suspect was arrested for publishing false posts on social media saying a person has died on the roads from COVID-19, police said.

Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said the suspect was arrested at Henawala in Kadugannawa and that he would be produced in the Court today.

“Investigations continue to arrest four more suspects,” he said.