Govt Threatens Beerhalls, Nightclubs Who Operated During Easter Holiday
BEERHALLS, bars and nightclub operators, who defied all Covid-19 regulations during the Easter Holidays, are having their operating license’s withdrawn.
In a statement, police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said police will ensure that licenses confiscated are handed over to the relevant government arms for the stipulated penalties to be affected.
“The Zimbabwe Republic Police warns all beerhall, bar and nightclub operators who breached government’s Covid-19 regulations that arrests are being affected with appropriate action are now in motion to ensure that the Liquor Licencing Board complies with government’s stance to revoke all licences for operators who are not complying with the law,” said Ass Comm Nyathi.
“Operators who defied the law during Easter Holiday in Harare, Bulawayo, Gweru, Mutare and other towns are being dealt with.
“The public is therefore urged to continue supplying information on these errant beerhalls, bars and nightclub operators for decisive action to be taken,” he said promising to avail statistics in due course.
Meanwhile, police recorded 26 deaths in road traffic accidents as compared to the eight recorded during the Easter Holiday last year.
The number of injured people recorded was 149 in 231 accidents compared to 22 injured in 178 accidents recorded in the same period last year.
Fatal accidents were 25 compared to the eight recorded last year.
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