Nine COVID-19 violators fined $2,666 for attempting to perform Hajj without permits

 

 

Nine individuals who broke COVID-19 limitations while endeavoring to play out the sacred journey of Hajj in Saudi Arabia were fined $2,666 (10,000 Saudi Riyals) every, security powers reported Saturday.

 

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The wrongdoers were discovered attempting to partake in the journey without having gotten the necessary licenses.

 

Just around 60,000 individuals were conceded licenses to participate in the current year’s Hajj to check the spread of COVID-19.

 

In pre-pandemic years, multiple million individuals would go to the weeklong journey.

 

The wrongdoers were found in the Mina locale of Mecca, also called the ‘makeshift camp,’ which houses explorers every year.

 

Hajj security powers representative Sami al-Shuwairekh said in a proclamation to the authority Saudi news organization SPA that anybody endeavoring to arrive at Mecca’s Grand Mosque, the encompassing region, or the sacred locales of Mina, Muzdalifah, and Arafat during the seven day stretch of Hajj (July 17-22) would be fined.

 

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