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UAE residents fined for breaking coronavirus safety rules, photos of violators issued

Wam/Abu Dhabi
Filed on June 6, 2020 | Last updated on June 6, 2020 at 06.09 am
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They face fines of up to Dh50,000, depending on the nature of the violation.

A number of people from different nationalities have been caught in UAE for violation of official Covid-19 safety guidelines, Wam reported on Friday.

The Spokesperson of Emergency and Crisis Prosecution has announced that as part of the country's efforts to combat Covid-19, contain its spread, and ensure the adherence of UAE citizens and residents to instructions issued by the competent authorities, a number of people from different nationalities have been caught in violation of official guidelines

He indicated that the violations committed included failure to comply with quarantine facilities' measures, leaving home during curfew, not adhering to quarantine instructions and violating compulsory hospitalisation, violating prohibitions and restrictions on assemblies and gatherings in public places, farms and estates, and non-compliance with quarantine instructions in private establishments.

UAE residents fined for breaking coronavirus safety rules, photos of violators issued (KT2420966.JPG)

He added that legal action has been taken and charges filed against them, adding that fines for these violations range from Dh3,000 to Dh50,000, depending on the nature of the violation.

The Public Prosecution has called upon the public to adhere to precautionary and preventative measures, laws, regulations, and decisions issued by government authorities and said that ''violators will be subject to legal action."

The Public Prosecution affirmed that it would take legal action against all those who do not adhere to measures to curb the spread of coronavirus to protect the health and safety of UAE community members and to support government efforts to contain the health, economic, and social impact of the coronavirus.


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