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Love Island's Zara Holland To Appear In Court In Barbados For Breaking Quarantine

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Love Island's Zara Holland To Appear In Court In Barbados For Breaking Quarantine

Love Island season two star Zara Holland is set to appear in court after being accused of breaking quarantine.

The 25-year-old was accused of flouting Covid-19 regulations after her boyfriend, Elliot Love, tested positive for coronavirus.

Despite being told to quarantine at their hotel, it has been alleged the couple made their way to Gratley Adams International Airport, where they were detained by officials.

Zara could face an £18,000 fine or even a prison sentence (Credit: PA)
Zara could face an £18,000 fine or even a prison sentence (Credit: PA)
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A media release from Michael Blackman, sergeant at Hastings/Worthing Police Station, read: "Police at Hastings/Worthing Police Station have warned Zara Holland, 25 years old, a citizen of Great Britain and staying at the Sugar Bay Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church, of intended prosecution for the offence of breaching quarantine.

"The accused arrived on the island on Sunday, December 27th 2020, and was tested for the coronavirus on December 28th, 2020 and reportedly instructed to remain at the Sugar Bay Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church until the results were known.

"On December 29th 2020 Personnel from the Covid-19 unit visited the hotel and discovered that Zara Holland had left without permission.

"She was intercepted at the Grantley Adams International Airport attempting to leave the island.

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"On Saturday January 02 2021, Zara Holland presented herself to Hastings/Worthing Police Station accompanied by an Attorney at law, she was served with a summons in respect of the mentioned offence and is expected to appear at the District A Magistrates Court on Wednesday January 06, 2021.'

Zara has previously visited Barbados (Credit: Instagram - ZaraHolland)
Zara has previously visited Barbados (Credit: Instagram - ZaraHolland)

Former Miss Great Britain Zara will now be appearing in court tomorrow having been charged with breaking quarantine.

She has since apologised for her actions, which she described as "a massive mix-up."

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In a statement shared with publication Barbados Today, Zara explained: "I firstly want to apologise to the entire country of Barbados for what has been a massive mix-up and misunderstanding during my most recent stay.

"I am currently working with the local authorities to rectify any issues on my part and will issue an update and full statement which I think is the only right thing to do to the Government and citizens of Barbados.

She has since described her actions as a
She has since described her actions as a

"I have been a guest of this lovely island in excess of 20 years and would never do anything to jeopardise an entire nation that I have nothing but love and respect for and which has treated me as a family."

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Should Zara be found guilty, she could face a year in prison or a maximum fine of £18,000.

A representative for Zara declined to comment when approached by Tyla.

Featured Image Credit: ITV

Topics: Coronavirus, travel, Love Island, Covid-19

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