QT-Online / Monday, March 30, 2020 / Categories: Top News 3 years in jail, QR200,000 fine for rooftop prayers, public gathering in Qatar Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of the Interior renewed its warning against any form of public gathering in Qatar in a new message, reminding the public of the three-year jail term and the QR200,000 fine the offence carries. The ministry emphasised that gatherings in public places and group prayers, even on courtyards of mosques, inside buildings or rooftops, are banned. Gatherings at beaches, squares and in front of restaurants and cafeterias are also banned, the ministry added. On March 21, Qatar banned all forms of gatherings in public places such as the Corniche, parks, beaches and at private events. The move was part of the efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure safety of citizens and residents. Previous Article Qatar’s new lab technique may lead to surge in daily COVID-19 cases: MoPH Next Article Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital turns into a COVID-19 treatment facility Print 17661 Rate this article: 4.1 Please login or register to post comments.