Nathan Carter has issued a statement after a police visit to his Fermanagh home regarding COVID violations.
After receiving a report regarding a house party and a suspected violation of COVID rules, the police visited the country singer’s house at 10.30 pm on Friday, May 28.
Now, the singer acknowledged the gathering by issuing a statement today, as well as issued an apology.
Nathan Carter said: “I would like to confirm the presence of PSNI at my residence on Friday 28 May 2021.
“My family from Liverpool had organized a barbecue for my birthday.
“He believed the gathering was within the current COVID 19 restrictions in the North, although it turns out it was not.
“The organizer has already paid the fines issued.
“Given the sanctions, I realized how irresponsible these actions were and I fully apologize.”
A police statement said “at least” 50 people were present at the gathering.
Enforcement action was taken, including a 14 Cov 7 £200 fine and a Cov 9 £1,000 fine.
The full statement from PSNI reads: “Police received a report at an address in Lisbelaw at 10:30 pm on Friday night regarding a House Party and a suspected violation of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Sanctions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 (28 date) May).
“Officers attended the address where at least 50 people were present. Enforcement action was taken, including a 14 Cov 7 £200 fine and a Cov 9 £1,000 fine. A Cov 2 prohibition notice was also issued .
“Further enforcement action is expected.”
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