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Police confirms to NRK that the hair salon at Majorstuen was approached by the police late last week.

Politiinspektør Morten Reppen in Oslo police district says that they had received the tip about it was still business in the premises, despite the fact that all the hairdressers were required to shut their doors the 12. march.

When we got there, there were several people there in the venue. There was a person who worked there, ” says Reppen to NRK.

the Background for the most restrictive measures in peacetime that was introduced the 12. march of this year, was to prevent the further spread of the koronaviruset.

PENALTIES: Politiinspektør Morten Reppen says that the barber decided forelegget of 20,000 crowns.

Photo: Hallvard Dark Tvete / NRK

All schools, universities and colleges were closed. With the authority of the smittevernloven was estheticians, gyms and hairdressers are required to close the doors and not accept the customers.

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Reppen says that the hairdresser was fined with 20,000 money.

– They showed understanding that this was not allowed and forelegget has been adopted, ” he says.


NRK has been in contact all the police districts in Norway. Several police districts says that they have issued fines for violations of non-compete as well, but currently, it is only the Oslo police district have identified breaches of the provisions on the prohibition of the operations as. 1. april.

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Politiinspektør Morten Reppen does not preclude that it can be to talk about the unknown, and says that the police are keen to highlight that they are taking the ban seriously.

We follow the definitely. This is one of the tasks our in the situation we are in, ” said Reppen.

– Can contribute to the infection

Many miss now the barber’s, stated Mæland during the government’s daily press conference on viruskrisen on march 25.

WARNING AGAINST HJEMMEFRISØR: Many miss now the barber’s, stated Mæland during the government’s daily press conference on viruskrisen on march 25.

Photo: Fredrik Varfjell / NTB

But house calls to cut and fix the hair now separately) is closed, is not acceptable, she cautioned.

– It is not something fun to say, but I still need to make it: It must not do. It can help to spread the infection, and that we must by all means try to avoid, ” said Mæland during the government’s daily press conference on march 25.

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