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15 arrested in Bartica for not wearing face masks

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 10:34 by Denis Chabrol

Fifteen persons, including 13 residents of Bartica, have been arrested for breaching the COVID-19 regulations.

They have each since been released on GYD$5,000 station  bail and have been ordered to go to court.

Police in Bartica say those persons were arrested last night between 7 O’clock and midnight.

They are accused of failing to wear a face mask.

Among those arrested is an inspector of the Guyana National Bureau of Standards, Magaiva Gonsalves.