The president of a pétanque club organized a tournament on Saturday despite the Covid-19 epidemic. Forty players participated, reports France Bleu Hérault.
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The president of the pétanque club in the Beaux-Arts district of Montpellier (Hérault) was fined by the police on Saturday February 27 for having organized a pétanque tournament, reports France Bleu Hérault.
At the call of the club president, who planned to organize a pétanque tournament, around forty players gathered at the Beaux-Arts on Saturday afternoon under a spring sun. The club president was fined for organizing a rally during a health crisis. According to the police, none of the players wore a mask, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
The music was on and bottles of liquor had come out. The police have asked the players to return home. One of them, taking a long time to leave, was fined for not wearing a mask.