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Arrest Made After Event At Botanical Gardens

Someone has been arrested in connection with the event at Botanical Gardens, the police have confirmed.

This follows after the police attended the Botanical Gardens on the evening of March 5th after receiving reports that a large party was taking place, and according to the police “there were in excess of 100 persons at the event” and “no one was wearing masks and there was no social distancing.” 

Following the incident, the Government advised that “all night-time events in government facilities, parks and beaches are cancelled until further notice.”

Speaking at the press conference today, Assistant Commissioner of Police Martin Weekes said, “We have arrested someone this week for the big event at the Botanical Gardens, they were in custody, in our cells yesterday for that.”