Alcohol industry supports cops for closing places not COVID-19 compliant

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Alcohol industry supports cops for closing places not COVID-19 compliant

Chairperson of the South African Liquor Brandowners Association Sibani Mngadi agreed to immediately stop servicing and supplying traders who get their license revoked.

Gauteng police on 11 June 2020 seized hundreds of litres of alcohol and expired food at several tuck shops in Germiston, Ekurhuleni, during Operation Okae Molao. Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG – The alcohol industry said it supports action taken by police to clampdown on establishments that are not abiding by lockdown regulations.

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Police made a string of arrests this weekend following overnight operations in Johannesburg.

Various outlets were shut down for contravening the Disaster Management Act.

Chairperson of the South African Liquor Brandowners Association Sibani Mngadi agreed to immediately stop servicing and supplying traders who get their license revoked for flouting regulations.

“If such investigations lead to the review of licenses, we are committed to immediately stop servicing those outlets.”

Just this week liquor manufacturers stopped supplies to 44 alcohol outlets in the Western Cape amid fears of cluster outbreaks of COVID-19.

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