Badung Officials have threatened to penalize the grocery store for inadvertently allowing expats who painted a mask on her face to enter their supermarket.
The Deputy Chief of Badung Regent, I Ketut Suiasa has recently invited the management of Pupolar Supermarket on Thursday (22/4) as a response to the video of an expat who managed to trick one of the security guards at the grocery store’s entrance in order to gain access to the property without wearing a mask. As The Bali Sun previously reported that expat fooled the security by painting her face in order to look like she was wearing a facemask.
During the meeting that took place at the Regent’s Office in Badung, Suiasa and other government officials such as officials from North Kuta Sub-District and Tibubeneng Village officially invited the management of Popular Supermarket in order to give them a warning for their carelessness. “We only give the management of Popular Supermaket a warning this time, but we won’t tolerate any excuses if it happens again in the future.” Suiasa said on Thursday.
He explained that all businesses must implement strict prevention protocols during their operation, otherwise they would be punished with a USD 70 (IDR 1 million) or a temporary closure. “If we find any other negligence in that grocery store, we won’t hesitate to revoke their business permit,” Suiarsa concluded. Meanwhile the Manager of Popular Supermarket, I Wayan Kariana has apologized for the incident that occured in their supermarket and promised them to pay more attention to their prevention protocol implementation in the future.