COVID 19: 20,000 Arrested by Police-S.A Police Minister
- By solomon2day
- On 14/01/2021
About 20,000 people have been apprehended by the South African Police for not wearing face masks.
This disclosure was made on Wednesday in a statement by the country's Police Minister Bheki Cele who stressed that since December 29, offenders were either arrested or fined for breaching the new rules laid done by the Government.
Cele further said that 7,455 others were detained for not wearing face masks adding, ''law enforcement agencies do not enjoy making these arrests. However, officers… are left with no choice in the interest of saving lives.”