Source: Dubai – Arabic.net
The partial curfew in Saudi Arabia came into effect on Monday evening.
Earlier, the Saudi Ministry of Interior announced on Monday that those who violated the curfew provisions would be subject to penalties and imprisonment.
The Ministry of Interior stated that a fine of 10 thousand riyals would be released against those who violate the curfew, and this fine will double with repetition.
She added that whoever repeats a violation Curfew For the third time, he will be imprisoned for no more than 20 days.
According to the Saudi Press Agency, “SPA”, an official source in the Ministry of Interior called on all citizens and residents to follow instructions regarding the curfew order to limit the spread of the new Corona virus for 21 days, starting from 7 pm until 6 am, as of today, Monday. .
The source clarified that whoever violates the curfew order will be punished with the following: “Whoever violates the curfew provisions will be punished with a fine of 10 thousand riyals, and the fine will be doubled in the event of recurrence. Resolution of the Minister of the Interior.
Any violator who does not comply with the authorities competent to implement the prohibition shall be punished with the aforementioned prison sentence. These penalties do not apply to cases of extreme necessity – including urgent health cases – as determined by the competent authority.
The source stressed that “preserving public health is one of the most important duties for the people of this country and its residents, and they must perform their duty to stay in their homes and not expose themselves and their country to the risk of this pandemic spreading.”