ANTI Lockdown Protesters Arrested In Hyde Park Demonstrations on Saturday afternoon
Metropolitan Police arrested 17 people this afternoon (Saturday), in Hyde Park, London, on charges of suspicion of breaching public health regulations, as a crowd of between 200 and 300 anti-lockdown protesters, thought to be from the group calling themselves ‘The People’s Lockdown, Stand For Your Human Rights’, gathered at around 1.30pm in the Tier 4 area, in defiance of, but clearly breaking the current coronavirus rules on congregating in groups of more than two persons.
A tweet by the Met Police read, “Officers continue to engage with groups of people who have gathered in the Hyde Park area. Several people have been arrested under health protection regulations and taken into custody. We urge those in the area to leave immediately. Officers will take enforcement action where we see clear breaches of the tier four rules. It’s up to all of us to make the right choices and slow the spread of the virus”.
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