8 bar drinkers held in Lucena City for violating curfew hours
LUCENA CITY –– Eight persons were arrested in a videoke bar in this city early Tuesday for allegedly violating quarantine protocols, police reported.
Police Lt. Colonel Romulo Albacea, Lucena police chief, said they arrested Mark Bevezo, Jumer Estokato, Jewine Teves, Jojo Otunes, Francisco Catipon, Aljhon Dela Pena, Wilfredo Bocado, and Merlou Cleope while having a drinking session inside a bar in Barangay Dalahican around 12:30 a.m.
The report said the suspects violated the curfew imposed in the locality under the modified general community quarantine protocol to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The suspects were charged for violating safety and health protocols by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
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