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Cross-departmental anti-epidemic law enforcement: Fa Yuen Street restaurants are suspected of having employees who have not been vaccinated and their business hours are restricted

2022-12-21T18:53:54.841Z

According to the police, Mong Kok District Licensing Team, Miscellaneous Investigation Team, Anti-Triad Operations Team and West Kowloon Mobile Unit, together with staff from the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department and the West Kowloon Licensing Office of the Fire Services Department, launched a code-named "plow" yesterday (December 21). court



According to the police, Mong Kok District Licensing Team, Miscellaneous Investigation Team, Anti-Triad Operations Team and West Kowloon Mobile Unit, together with staff from the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department and the West Kowloon Licensing Office of the Fire Services Department, launched a code-named "plow" yesterday (December 21). LEVINGTON's anti-crime operation raided and inspected 27 places in the area, including nightclubs, bars, mahjong halls, dance halls, billiard rooms, amusement machine centers, and catering establishments, etc., to ensure that the responsible persons and customers abide by the relevant epidemic prevention measures measure.


During the operation, officers found that employees of a restaurant on Fa Yuen Street and a billiard room on Shanghai Street did not comply with the requirements of the "Vaccination Pass", and some customers did not wear masks in the premises, suspected of violating the "Prevention and Control of Diseases (Regulations and Instructions") ) (Business and Premises) Regulations (Cap. 599F).

The restaurant was ordered to stop selling or serving food or drinks eaten or consumed in the catering business premises from 6:00 p.m. to 4:59 a.m. of the next day, and no more than two people should sit at the same table during the rest of the time , for a period of 14 days; and the billiard room was ordered to close for 3 days.

Officers will then issue a ticket to the person in charge of the premises.

During the inspection, officers also found that the above-mentioned restaurant on Fa Yuen Street and another restaurant on Lai Chi Kok Road were suspected of violating the Fire Services (Fire Hazard Abatement) Regulations.

Officers of the West Kowloon Licensing Office of the Fire Services Department issued a fire hazard abatement warning to the person in charge of the restaurant.

According to the news, the restaurant involved has "three meals a day", and it is suspected that some employees have not been vaccinated against the new crown pneumonia, and they have not complied with the "vaccine pass".

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In addition, officers smashed a suspected illegal gambling stall on Shanghai Street, and a 33-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of "operating a gambling establishment" in the premises.

Two local men and one local woman, aged between 27 and 36, were arrested on suspicion of "gambling in a gambling establishment".

The 33-year-old man was also suspected of violating the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap. 599F) and was ticketed by law enforcement officers.

Officers also found a 39-year-old man surnamed Zeng as a wanted person at a mahjong parlor on Portland Street.

Another 62-year-old man surnamed Liu failed to follow the instructions of the "vaccine pass" to enter the premises, and officers issued a fixed penalty notice to him.

Source: hk1

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