A 33 year-old-man was arrested yesterday for vending in the Chaguanas area, in contravention of the Public Health Ordinance Act Legal Notice 98/2020.

According to official police reports, officers on mobile patrol duty along the main road in Chaguanas on Saturday, observed the man operating a vending stall.

The officers, led by PC Babootee, informed the man of his rights and privileges and cautioned that his actions were in contravention of the Public Health Ordinance Act.

The man of Tom Street, Longdenville, insisted that he was providing a service to the people.

The police officers reminded him that he had been warned on previous occasions, before arresting him.

The officers also took possession of the items he had for sale.