17 arrested at ‘Khan’s Hideout Bar’ in Montrose


Police on Tuesday afternoon arrested 17 persons for breaching the COVID-19 orders; they were found at Khan’s Hideout Bar located at lot 100 Second Street Montrose East Coast Demerara.

Police Headquarters revealed that ranks from Regional Division 4 ‘C’ led by a Senior Officer acted on information between 17:15h and 17:45h and conducted an operation at the bar where they found the persons imbibing in alcohol.

Persons inside the bar [Photo: Guyana Police Force]
Photos released by the Police Force show that no one was wearing a mask. All 17 were taken into custody and placed on bail to attend Court.

As Guyana continues to battle the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, bars have been ordered to remain closed since March.

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