Jail time as 5 plead guilty to congregating at a parlour

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    Five persons have been sentenced to 14 days imprisonment for congregating at a parlour, in breach of the Public Health Regulations.

    Nine persons were held for allegedly gathering at the establishment along Quash Trace in Sangre Grande yesterday.

    They were subsequently charged with breaching Section 3 (1) (b) – regarding the limit of five persons on public gatherings.

    103.1FM News understands the sentence was handed down to the today by a Sangre Grande Magistrate to five persons who pleaded guilty.

    The other four pleaded not guilty, with their matters postponed.

    The TTPS is urging persons to follow the regulations to avoid unsafe behaviour and unnecessary legal consequence.