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Despite reported deaths and an increase in the infection of COVID-19, organizers of illegal raves are advertising tickets on social media for a New Year’s Eve special.
The party is apprently due to take place this evening in a Farmhouse in Welsh.
The advert was made on Snapchat titled “South Wales Party” indicated that it is not the first party they had successfully organized and gotten away with at the Farmhouse as it refers to the pevious event which happened in November.
The poster also included other posts titled “Here we go again” indicating it is not the first time, according to WalesOnline report.
Metro reports that an NHS worker flagged the post saying “It felt like a massive slap in the face”, adding “I can’t believe they bragged about their previous party – it’s just insulting”
Wales is in Tier 4 meaning people must stay at home except limited purposes and households cannot meet strangers for celebration or any sort of meetings.
Boris Johnson announced the measure days before Christmas due to the new variant that is believed to be spreading faster. The new restriction will remain in place until January 9.
The rave advertise on snapchat will expected to be free for all and DJs, a fully-stocked bar and 250 guests are expected to attend the party.
The organizers refused to add the location of the Farmhouse, instead asks those wishing to attend to screenshot the advert and tag it in their story lines with the organizers.
The instruction is that, according to the poster the “First 250 people to do this will get added to WhatsApp group regarding location.”
Under the new legislation implented by the Police, anyone organzing illegal rave will get up to £10,000.
The South Wales Police spokesman has appealed to the public to “report any information they may have around raves or unlicensed music events to the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.