Nine persons are to appear before the Sangre Grande Magistrate Court today for breach of the Public Health Regulations.
During an exercise conducted in Sangre Grande between 10:30 am and 2 pm on 9th May 2021, nine persons were arrested by Sangre Grande police officers after they were found congregating at a parlour along Quash Trace, Sangre Grande.
The persons range in ages from 21 to 56 years old.
The nine persons were in breach of Section 3 (1) (b) which states “that persons shall not gather in any public place where the persons therein exceed five persons at a time.”
During the exercise, one additional person was also arrested for littering and failure to wear a mask. A further seven Public Health Notices were issued.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service would like to remind the public that the regulations put forward regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, are here to ensure the safety and well-being of all citizens.
The TTPS urges the members of the public to avoid unsafe practices and incurring unnecessary fines by adhering to the regulations.