Daily Mail: Furious Catholic church condemns cops for 'brutally exceeding their powers' after officers burst into London Easter service and shut it down – even though indoor worship IS allowed under Covid rules
* Police officers shut down religious ceremony in Balham High Street, south London, at around 5pm yesterday * Footage online showed worshippers being told the gathering was 'unlawful' and threatened with £200 fines * Social media users slammed police's handling of the situation, with some describing it as 'deeply offensive' * Guidance states socially-distanced communal worship or prayer is legal, as long as it is socially distanced
A Good Friday service at a Polish church was shut down by police for breaching Covid rules as worshippers were threatened with £200 fines.
Officers shut down the religious ceremony in Balham High Street, south London, at around 5pm yesterday, with footage showing an officer tell worshippers that the gathering is 'unlawful' and that they have to go home.
Meanwhile, just under five miles away at a crowded Parliament Square, thousands of protestors gathered at a Kill the Bill rally chanting, banging drums and waving placards before scuffles broke out with police.
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WNU Editor: The same thing was tried in Canada, but there was a different result (see video below) …. ‘Gestapo out!’ WATCH Canadian cops chased out by enraged pastor after reportedly trying to stop Passover prayer (RT).
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