Montreal Police say they intervened in over a dozen places of worship Saturday
Montreal police (SPVM) officers were very busy Saturday into the evening putting an end to more than a dozen alleged illegal gatherings, that they say were in violation of public health measures to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
“During the afternoon and evening, the SPVM intervened in 11 places for alleged violations of the decree,” said SPVM spokesperson Caroline Chevrefils.
On Saturday morning, the police confirmed their intervention at the sites of three other illegal gatherings in synagogues and “places of worship” in the metropolis since the day before.
After the first much-publicized wave of interventions, the SPVM set up “a security service in the Outremont and Plateau-Mont-Royal boroughs.”
The police were therefore very present and visible…