15 arrested for SoE and Public Health regulations breach

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15 arrested for SoE and Public Health regulations breach

Fifteen persons were arrested in the Northern and Central Divisions for State of Emergency and Covid-19 Public Health Regulations
infractions yesterday.

One exercise, coordinated by ACP Andy Belfon, Snr. Supt. Ramdeen and spearheaded by W/ASP Powder, Insp. Pitt and Sgt.
(Ag.) Pamphille, was conducted between 6 pm and 11 pm, on

Thursday 29th July, 2021, in the Northern Division, Area Central. During the exercise, attention was paid to Maloney Gardens,
Oropune Gardens, Bon Air Gardens, Windy Hill, Bon Air West, Trincity, Tacarigua, and Arouca.

Four persons, ages 25 to 50 years old, from D’Abadie and Wallerfield, were arrested for breach of curfew, while a 26-year-old
Arouca man, was ticketed for failure to wear a face mask.

Officers of the Guard and Emergency Branch also assisted with this operation.

In a separate exercise, 11 persons were arrested for gathering in a public place exceeding five persons during a Covid-19 enforcement
exercise conducted in the Central Division yesterday.

The exercise was conducted between 2 pm and 6 pm, on Thursday 29th July, 2021 and included officers of the Central Division Task
Force, Area South, and the Couva Police Station.

During the exercise, eleven persons, ages 20 to 40 years old, were held for gathering in a public place, contrary to the Covid-19 Public
Health Regulations.

They are expected to be charged and will appear before a Couva Magistrate today.