Two males discovered with a automotive filled with Kentucky Fried Chicken and round $70,000 in money have been arrested as they tried getting into New Zealand‘s largest metropolis, in violation of its robust COVID-19 lockdown measures.
The pair, who have been described by the New Zealand Police as gang associates, have been touring close to Auckland, the place eating places stay closed and should not allowed to take takeout orders.
“Officers observed a suspicious trying automobile travelling [sic] on a gravel highway and upon seeing the Police automotive, the automobile did a u-turn and sped off making an attempt to evade Police,” a police information launch mentioned. “The automobile was searched and police situated the money, alongside empty ounce luggage and a considerable amount of takeaways.”
Images launched by authorities confirmed buckets of rooster on the hood of a police automobile with what seemed to be a number of sides of coleslaw and fries.
The lads, ages 23 and 30, have been charged with breaching the nation’s well being order and police mentioned extra expenses are doubtless.
Aucklanders have handled strict lockdown guidelines for the previous month.
One man was arrested final week after he posted a video to social media of him crossing the town’s border to seek for a McDonald’s, in response to The Guardian.