The couple ignored the quarantine to get married. Them and 50 people arrested

The groom and bride from South Africa was arrested after the pair ignored the rules of quarantine, and tried to hold a wedding ceremony in spite of the pandemic.

Only the police in KwaZulu-Natal have arrested more than 50 people, including the pastor. Their cases will be considered after the quarantine is officially over.

One of the witnesses managed to capture the moment of detention in the photo. On the recording posted on Twitter, visible armed officers and the groom, who helps his invalid wife to sit in a police van.

#CityOfuMhlathuze More than 50 people arrested in a wedding outside at Nseleni Richards Bay today for contravening the #COVID2019 #lockdown regulations @ZOPublications @GCIS_KZN @ecr9495 @ukhozi_fm @eNCA @SAPoliceService @Sandford_Police @SALGA_Gov l

— uMhlathuze (@UmhlathuzeM) April 5, 2020

According to the official statement of the authorities, the pair «will spend their honeymoon [in conclusion,] very significant bail». Perhaps they represented important day.

At the moment in South Africa recorded 1,655 cases of coronavirus, of which 11 ended fatally. Two weeks ago the country was introduced to some of the strictest quarantine measures in the world — and now citizens are allowed to leave the house only in an emergency.