Regardless of the adverts and the posters, one ZR driver yesterday claimed he didn’t know that the face masks was purported to cowl his nostril.
Mitchell Coulthrust acquired the message the costly manner when he was fined after he appeared within the District “A” Magistrates’ Courtroom.
Coulthrust, of Fairview, St George, had simply pleaded responsible to the cost that being the motive force of ZR 330, he stopped at a spot aside from a bus cease on Prince Alfred Road to select up passengers on Might 14, final 12 months.
He additionally admitted that he contravened Paragraph (7) of the Emergency Administration COVID-19 Order No 4, 2020, in that he didn’t put on a masks on the identical date.
“I didn’t perceive that your nostril needed to be lined,” he advised the courtroom.
Chief Justice of the Peace Ian Weekes fined Coulthrust $1 000 in 12 weeks or six months in jail for not sporting the masks and convicted, reprimanded and discharged him for the site visitors offence. (HLE)