Police arrests over 400 curfew breakers nationwide within week


A total of 444 people nationwide were arrested under Penal Code Section 188 for violating curfew during the week, according to Myanmar Police Force. Police also charged 33 people from 1 KTV, 5 illegal massage parlours and 3 whorehouses in four regions and arrested 205 people who don’t wear masks in public nationwide –154 males and 51 females – under Section 15 of the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law.
Of them, five women were arrested from two whorehouses in Sagaing Region, 11 staff and massage girls from an illegal massage parlour in Taninthayi Region, seven owners, staff, KTV girls and KTV goers from a KTV and three massage parlours in Yangon Region, and 10 staff and massage girls from a massage parlour and a whorehouse in Mandalay Region.
Police has been conducting law enforcement activities to take actions against illegal KTV lounges, bars and illegal massage parlours without abiding by COVID-19 rules and to arrest curfew breakers. However, the number of people who break COVID rules didn’t decline. Therefore, police urged the public to cooperate with them in the law enforcement process.—MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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