Boat from Marovo detained at Gizo


GIZO Police detained and questioned passengers of a boat this morning at Gizo for breaching COVID-19 Public and Health Measures.

Report reaching Island Sun Gizo Office states that the boat with six passengers arrived at the Gizo Market Jetty and was questioned by the Market Security.

It states that the Market Security then contacted police who attended the situation.

The report states that the boat came from Nazareth village, near Seghe.

Seghe is identified by the Western Provincial Disaster Operation Committee as a high-risk area.

Earlier this week, Western Provincial Government endorsed the Public and Health Measures, one of which is restricting inter-island travels.

Gizo residents took their disappointment and frustration on Facebook condemning people who ignore COVID-19 measures.

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