The second team of the Anti-Triad Action Group of the Tuen Mun Police District and the special duty team launched an anti-crime operation code-named "Li Ting Sweeping Caves" in the district today (18th) based on tips and in-depth investigations. A unit in an industrial building on Tin Hau Road successfully busted an unlicensed bar operating in the form of an industrial building unit, and arrested a 37-year-old local man in charge. He was suspected of "selling alcohol without a license" and did not require customers to scan before entering the venue. Vaccination records, suspected of violating the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulations (Cap. 599F).
In addition, 7 men and 3 women in the venue, aged between 26 and 40, were arrested on suspicion of "drinking alcohol in a place without a liquor license".
They were also suspected of violating the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulations (Cap. 599F), and officers issued fixed penalty notices to them, each paying a fixed penalty of $5,000. All of them were arrested. The men and women are being detained for investigation. The police seized 480 cans of beer and 4 bottles of red wine, with a total value of about 8,000 yuan.
The Tuen Mun Police District will continue to conduct patrols and conduct intelligence-led operations in the district. The police reiterate that selling alcohol without a license is a serious crime. Once convicted, the maximum penalty is a fine of 1 million yuan and imprisonment for 2 years. Citizens drink alcohol in places without a license , is also illegal. Once convicted, the maximum penalty is a fine of 2,000 yuan. The public is urged not to defy the law. The police urge the public to be considerate of themselves and others, and to strictly abide by the "Prevention and Control of Disease Ordinance" to help control the epidemic and reduce the spread of the virus in the community risks of.