A newly wedded couple In Rwanda spent their first honeymoon night in an open stadium after they were arrested for breaking Covid-19 rules.
The couple and their guests were among 60 people who were arrested over the weekend at the Le Printemps Hotel in Gasabo District in Rwanda during their wedding reception. The newlyweds were taken to an empty stadium where they had to observe social distancing to avoid chances of spreading the virus.
Harerimana Gasana Jean de Dieu, the Finance and Administration Manager at the Hotel Le Printemps said he was disappointed by his customers because they had said they had come for a regular meal and later saw it as a reception after the wedding.
Kimironko Sector Executive Secretary, Umuhoza Rwabukumba also warned traders and Rwandans, in general, to desist from violating Covid-19 regulations, reminding them that the consequences will be more painful than observing the regulations.