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19 Persons Investigated For Non-Compliance With Safe Distancing Measures

The Police are investigating fifteen men and four women, aged between 23 and 45, for alleged non-compliance with safe distancing measures under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020.

On 30 April 2021, the Police were alerted to a case where 19 persons were found allegedly consuming alcohol and socialising within a pub located at 1 Fusionopolis Way.

Public entertainment and liquor were believed to be provided at the venue without valid licences. A 40-year-old woman, who is believed to be the operator of the unit, will also be investigated for offences under the Public Entertainments Act and Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Act 2015. The offences of providing public entertainment and supplying liquor without a valid license each carry a fine of up to $20,000.

Members of the public are advised to take the prevailing safe distancing measures seriously. For non-compliance with safe distancing measures under  the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020, offenders may be jailed for up to six months, fined up to $10,000, or both.

The Police will continue to take tough enforcement action against illicit activities. Those found engaging in illicit activities, or in breach of safe distancing measures, will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law.

 


PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
04 May 2021 @ 2:55 PM
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