The competent authorities on Saturday arrested one person for violating the requirements of the home quarantine imposed as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The arrest was made in implementation of the precautionary measures approved by the health authorities represented by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and its supporting bodies to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The arrested person being referred to the competent prosecution has been identified as Abdullah Mohammed Abdullah Al Ibrahim Al Mohannadi.
The authorities concerned have called on citizens and residents of home quarantine to fully adhere to the requirements set by the Ministry of Public Health to ensure their safety and the safety of others.
Anyone who violates these conditions will be subjected to the penalties stipulated in accordance with the provisions of Article (253) of the Penal Code No (11) of 2004, and the provisions of Law No (17) of 1990 regarding the prevention of infectious diseases, and Law No (17) of 2002 regarding the protection of society.