34 People including Pregnant Woman arrested at river party in Trelawny

With Jamaica having 490 confirmed cases of the COVID – 19, people still show little regard as they continue to gather in large numbers participating in entertainment actives across the island.

This as Thirty-four people including one pregnant woman was arrested and charged for breaching the Disaster Risk Management and the “Dangerous Drugs ACT in Trelawny on Friday.


This comes just days after another 18 persons were arrested and charged by a team of police personnel from the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) and the Kingston Central police for breaches of the Disaster Risk Management Act on Orange Street in downtown Kingston.

According to Loop news, “the persons, including one pregnant woman, were charged after they were found at a river participating in an entertainment event, in spite of concerns about the COVID -19 pandemic.”

Reports are that about 3:30 pm a team of police officers went to Bengal River in the parish where a large group of persons was seen. One bar operator is said to also be arrested and a bag containing vegetable matter believed to be ganja was also seized.


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