The security authorities in Saudi Arabia were able to arrest 4 people in Medina, for violating the isolation and quarantine instructions after they were confirmed infected with the Coronavirus, which is considered a violation of the precautionary and preventive measures taken to confront the Corona pandemic (Covid-19).
The media spokesman for the Madinah police, Lieutenant Colonel Hussein Al-Qahtani, confirmed that the initial legal measures had been taken against them, and that they were referred to the Public Prosecution branch.
The list of rulings and penalties set for violators of the preventive measures taken in order to face the Corona pandemic, to punish those who violate the instructions of isolation or quarantine with a fine of not more than 200,000 riyals, or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 2 years, or both.
– In the case of repetition of the violation, the penalty imposed will be doubled than previous one.
Credits : Saudi Expatriates
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