3 more held for violating home-quarantine rules
THREE persons were arrested on Sunday for violating home-quarantine conditions imposed as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The arrests were made in implementation of the precautionary measures approved by the health authorities represented by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and supporting bodies to ensure public safety and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The violators are subject to legal accountability in accordance with the procedures of the health authorities. The arrested persons are Mohammed Elias Shalantfi, Faisal Mounir Mohammed Mounir and Jihad Ali Hassan Al Afrangi.
The authorities concerned have called on citizens and residents undergoing 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.