A newly wedded couple, as well as guests, were arrested for Flouting the lockdown order by the South African Government.
All 50 wedding guests, the pastor who conducted the ceremony, and the newlyweds themselves were promptly arrested and taken to a police station outside Richards Bay.
In a widely circulated video on social media, the groom is seen helping his wife into the back of a police van in her white wedding dress, complete with train and veil.
“A couple arrested on their wedding day at Nseleni in KwaZulu-Natal for violating the lockdown rules and regulations as they decided not to postpone their big day.”
The uMhlathuze municipality said the newlyweds would be “spending their honeymoon under stringent bail conditions.”
See the video below
A couple arrested on their wedding day at Nseleni in KwaZulu-Natal for violating the lockdown rules and regulations as they decided not to postpone their big day 1 pic.twitter.com/lyWCpaTUT0
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