After the police became aware of the above photo in Elazig they were able to determine who five of the individuals were.
They were fined for violating the social distance rules and the police are now trying to track down the other 12 people in the photo.
Turkey has introduced many strict rules after the first case of coronavirus including the closing of schools, restaurants, shopping centers, entertainment venues, pubs and sporting venues.
Supermarket hours have been adjusted and are limited to a certain number of customers at and one time.
Buses in the cities must run on a 50% seat limitation and sanitation teams carry out constant disinfection on our streets, public buildings, parks and public transport vehicles.
Citizens are also required to wear face masks in all public areas.