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You should provide accurate details during PCR tests

Police say providing inaccurate details when appearing for PCR tests is a criminal offence.

Acting Police Media Spokesperson Deputy Inspector General of Police Ajith Rohana said providing details of other individuals is an offence that can be punished by a three-year sentence.

He added such persons can also be punished under the Quarantine Ordinance.

The Acting Police Media Spokesperson said those concealing details and providing information of others when appearing for PCR tests will face sentences up to three and a half years.

DIG Ajith Rohana noted several complaints have also been lodged regarding persons who had refused to undertake tests.

He said by doing so they are wilfully spreading the virus.

The Acting Police Media Spokesperson said such persons can also been charged under the criminal code.

He said citizens should not have undue fear and urged the general public to work cordially with health and security officials.

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