Bali Police Department has created a designated team to enforce prevention protocols and locate violators during the pandemic, The team consists of the Criminal Investigation Bureau of Bali Police, Military, Public Civil Service, and Village Officials.
It was initiated by the police department to strictly enforce the prevention protocols and penalize violators.
The Head of Operation from the Bali Police Department, Kombes Pol Firman Nainggolan explained that this team was created to prevent violations, supervise conduct, and enforce the law.
“In order to handle this pandemic and the vaccination program, we have created a joint team called Covid-19 Protocols Violation Hunt Team,” said Nainggolan on Monday (1/3).
Bali authorities realized that many people still neglect the prevention protocols currently being enforced in public places, especially the non-maskers, with some going as far as confronting officers during the operation. Based on this situation, Bali Police Department decided to take a step further to assure compliance with protocols across the island.
“Business owners who violate the protocols will also be penalized in accordance with the Quarantine Constitution,” Nainggolan added. He also said that officers would deploy at least two trucks of officers during the operation.
Officers will inspect places that might cause crowds, such as cafes and restaurants, while the Public Civil Service will do their job to close businesses from operating if they are caught violating any rules.
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