This Saturday (2), the Catalan Regional Police interrupted an illegal New Year party near Barcelona, with around 300 people gathered to dance electronic music for nearly 40 hours.
The “rave” began on 31 December in the city of Leilaras del Wallace, about 30 kilometers from the northeastern area of Barcelona, and Revelers did not honor any measures to stop the Kovid-19, such as masks or safety distances. Use.
The rave started on Thursday (31) and was interrupted only on Saturday (2) – Photo: REUTERS / Marty segment Ramaneda
Mossos de Escadra of the Catalan Police indicated on Twitter that “they requested sound equipment and all the materials used to celebrate the party”.
“We are going to discredit the organizers and all the participants, who said that the fine would be between 3,000 and 600,000 Euros,” said the regional police.
“We have arrested three illegal party organizers in Lliners. They will be brought to justice in the next few hours,” he said.
According to public radio station Radio National de España, a helicopter flew into the party area when a hundred agents entered the warehouses to remove the revelers.
Most were very close to others without masks and also smoked.
When police entered the warehouse, many protested to leave, but the brief discussion ended after a bare-chested woman tried to calm the situation.
At least nine police vehicles were deployed for the operation. The regional police did not report the total number of participants fined or detained, many of whom were not Spanish.
Although the “rave” has been known since Thursday night, security forces did not interrupt it until Saturday, given the complexity of the operation and the need to ensure the safety of agents and party participants, as reported to the Spanish press.