Kyivans have caught their mayor red-handed / Photo from UNIAN

Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has been spotted violating lockdown rules.

He was seen at a local restaurant, Oxota Na Ovets, in Kyiv's Vozdvyzhenka area after 22:00 Kyiv time; he was accompanied by a man and two young women, according to the Telegram channel "Kyiv Now" ("Kyiv Seichas").

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According to the rules of public catering facilities' work during the coronavirus quarantine, no more than two persons are allowed at one table at the restaurant.

What is more, restaurants should close after 22:00.

Klitschko visits a restaurant amid quarantine / Photo from Telegram/Kyiv Seichas

As UNIAN reported earlier, Mayor Klitschko repeatedly called on residents of the city to observe the quarantine rules and stay at home. He also tried to reach out to people with the slogan "Dosyt Shastat" ("Stop Hanging Around").

In addition, he has also asked law enforcement agencies recently to more strictly monitor how the quarantine rules are observed by organizations, companies, and citizens.