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Shocking moment police raid huge funeral wake with over 200 guests in breach of coronavirus regulations as hotel manager is fined £10,000

Daily Mail [1]
October 5, 2020

This is the shocking moment police raid a 200-strong funeral party for breaching coronavirus regulations – landing the hotel manager with a £10,000 fine. 

Officers from West Midlands Police entered the grounds of the Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel in Solihull after receiving nine calls complaining about the mass gathering on September 25.

Police body-cam footage shows officers walking through a packed marquee before entering the reception area and demanding to speak to the hotel manager who was off-site.

The police force later said it was the first maximum fine they had issued since the Prime Minister set out a raft of measures designed to clampdown on Covid-19 last month.

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