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Police warn that persons are requesting money on mask-wearing

The Police have warned about persons who are stopping people in the streets and force them to pay a “fine” for not wearing a mask.

In a statement on the social media, the Police clarified that no one is requested to pay a fine on site when the person is caught without a mask or when the mask is not worn properly.

Any person who is stopped and requested to pay money is being urged to report the case at the nearest police station or on number 119.

Contraventions are only paid on site les.gov.mt or at the local council after the tribunal hearing.