COVID-19: Spotters to enforce strict drinking rules

The police minister was speaking at a briefing on how his department and the justice minister's department will be implementing the COVID-19 regulations. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Spotters will be employed to help the police enforce strict new drinking rules.

Police Minister Bheki Cele says they will be checking on taverns from Friday.

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"As from today (Friday), we are appointing spotters. Those spotters will be in these places especially those places that sell food and alcohol."

Alcohol can no longer be served after 6pm, and no more than 50 people are allowed in bars, shebeens and restaurants.

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The police minister was speaking at a briefing on how his department and the justice minister's department will be implementing the COVID-19 regulations.

Watch the video above for more details #DStv403

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