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Police in the city of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa received a anonymous tip that a wedding was happening despite strict quarantine order. In South Africa, all public gatherings are prohibited.
Among the arrested were all 50 guests, pastor and the newlyweds themselves, and taken to the police station nearby where they are awaiting their court date.
This news broke out thanks to multiple twitter videos showing the incident, and spread across the whole globe instantly. It it not every day that you see bride and groom getting arrested on their wedding day.
RT NjabuloMntungwa: #sabcnews National Police Spokesperson Vish Naidoo says weddings are strictly not allowed during the national lockdown. His caution comes as 53 people were arrested at a wedding in eNseleni outside Richards Bay in the KwaZulu-Natal no… pic.twitter.com/55myy617eH— Indian Spice (@spiceofi) April 7, 2020
South Africa has currently over 2000 cases of Coronavirus, and 25 official deaths. The local administration however takes the threat serious and is enforcing strong restrictions.