Britain: Johnson trapped for partying during lockdown, fined – also apologized

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Last month, Scotland Yard Police confirmed that it would fine 20 people in the ‘Partygate’ case. Now 30 more people have been added to it.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Boris Johnson) The penalty imposed by Scotland Yard for violating the Kovid-19 lockdown was paid on Tuesday and apologized ‘fully’ in the matter. this case covid-19 (Covid-19) Downing Street in violation of restrictions ,Downing Street)associated with organizing parties. johnson told reporters in Buckinghamshire, I have paid the fine and I once again fully apologize. Earlier, Downing Street, the office of the British Prime Minister, confirmed on Tuesday that Johnson and Finance Minister Rishi Sunak had received information from the Metropolitan Police that they would be issued a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN).

A Downing Street spokesman said: “The Prime Minister and the Chancellor (Sunak) have received information today that the Metropolitan Police will issue fines notices to them.” Boris Johnson’s wife Carrie Johnson is also among those who received information about such notices. Her spokeswoman said, “In the interest of a transparent system, Mrs Johnson confirms that she has been informed that she will be receiving the FPN.” They are yet to receive any further details about the nature of the FPN.

what was the matter

The case of parties held inside the UK Prime Minister’s office Downing Street and government offices in violation of the lockdown implemented to prevent the spread of the corona virus is known as a “partygate”. Due to widespread criticism in this matter, Prime Minister Johnson had to apologize in Parliament. The opposition Labor Party demanded the resignation of both Johnson and Sunak for violating legal rules imposed by the government during the pandemic. Labor Party leader Keir Starmer Said, Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have broken the law and repeatedly lied to the British public. Both of them have to resign.

Scotland Yard said on Tuesday it would issue notices to fines over 50 people who organized parties in violation of COVID lockdown rules at the prime minister’s government office/residence Downing Street and government offices in Whitehall, London, or They were involved. Last month, Scotland Yard Police confirmed that it would fine 20 people in the ‘Partygate’ case. Now 30 more people have been added to it.

Names of more than 50 people given in fixed penalty notice

As of Tuesday, April 12, 2022, we have given names of more than 50 people to the ACRO Criminal Records Office for Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) for violation of COVID-19 norms, the police said in a statement. “We are making every effort to move this investigation forward at a faster pace,” the statement said.

The police is investigating 12 cases in which the lockdown rules applicable in 2020-21 may have been violated. It is believed that Prime Minister Johnson also joined these parties. One of these parties is alleged to be held on Johnson’s birthday in the Cabinet Room of Downing Street in June 2020. The London Police had sent a list of questions to more than 100 people, including the Prime Minister, in this matter. The police had also recorded the statements of the witnesses as part of the investigation.

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