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Husband and wife caught in freakish act to avoid Covid restrictions

Husband and wife caught in freakish act to avoid Covid restrictions”

But that leash was not attached to a dog, per CTV News.

Walking of a pet is included in one of the acceptable reasons to be out of the house during curfew hours, unfortunately for the couple, a human being can not legally qualify as a pet.

When confronted by officers, the couple said it would be a "pleasure" to receive the fines and "it would not stop them from breaking the rules in the future and they would see how many tickets they could get", Ms Gendron said. The woman is 24 years old and her partner is 40, according to the Toronto Sun.

The couple was fined $A1565 each for not abiding by the curfew, the BBC reported.

When stopped by police, she reportedly told them she was just "walking her dog" and the pair were fined CA$1,546 (RM4,900) each, local newspaper La Tribune reported.

The couple reportedly tried to claim they were following the rules.

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The province imposed a curfew starting Saturday and extended an existing lockdown through Feb 8 to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as it worked to speed up a vaccination campaign to counter soaring cases of COVID-19.

"This is a hard decision I made to curb the spread of the virus", Premier Francois Legault said of the curfew in a Facebook post.

There are exceptions for essential workers, people walking dogs, and those who have medical reasons to be out, such as a doctor's appointment.

Amid the recent surge in daily cases and deaths, Quebec Premier Francois Legault implemented a curfew after 8 pm across the city.

Quebec police issued 750 tickets over the weekend as an 8pm curfew, the first of its kind in Canada, went into effect.

"The situation is critical and a shock treatment is needed", Legault said in a Facebook post earlier Saturday. "Tens of people die every day".



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