A man named Chris Norden, 38 walked into a supermarket in boxer shots and mask. His motive was to protest a ban on the sale of non-essential items.
In a bid to prevent the spread of covid 19, the Welsh govt banned supermarkets from selling non-essential items. And after that came this publicity stunt. The video of Chris Norden entering the supermarket wearing boxer shorts and facemask is making rounds on the internet.
Ban on sale of non-essential items in Wales: Man protested for the same
A man attempted to visit a supermarket in his underwear and mask to protest against the ban on the sale of non-essential items in Wales.
Chris Norden,38 tried to enter the store wearing nothing but just the boxer shorts and a mask. However, he was stopped by the security staff from entering the store in Newport. The stunt came after the government of Wales banned supermarket ls from selling the non-essential items like clothes and books to curb the spread of coronavirus.
As a part of the region’s 17-day firebreak lockdown, the local government has banned the supermarkets from selling non-essential items like books and clothing. The ban was to curb the spread of the ongoing covid 19 pandemics. A video of the incident is making rounds on social media.
The person who was filming the encounter was heard saying, “Clothes are non-essential, let him in” to the security staff members. Due to the restrictions imposed by the government, people are prevented from buying items that include children’s clothing, bedding and kettles. Undoubtedly, the norms have received severe backlash. As a result, nearly 64,000 people have signed a petition to reverse the ban.