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Posted On: 5 April 2020 08:26 am
Updated On: 13 April 2020 06:25 am

Authorities arrest four people for violating home quarantine conditions

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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Home-quarantine

The Ministry of Public Health announced Saturday that the competent authorities arrested four (4) people who violated the requirements of the home quarantine, they committed to following, which they are legally accountable for, in accordance with the procedures of the health authorities in the country.

The Ministry said in a statement that the arrest of these people came in implementation of the precautionary measures in force in the country, approved by health authorities represented in the Ministry of Public Health to ensure the achievement of public safety, to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Ministry of Public Health added that the violators are currently being referred to prosecution, they are:

1- Salem Saad Salem Mohammed Al Habbabi / Qatari citizen

2- Salim Hadi Salem Al Hatheeth Al Habbabi / Qatari citizen

3- Salem Hadi Mohammed Hadi Al Hajri / Qatari citizen

4- Hamid Mohammed Salem Hadi Al Habbabi / Qatari citizen

The authorities concerned called on citizens and residents under home quarantine to fully commit to the Ministry of Public Health's condition, to ensure their safety and the safety of others.

The Ministry of Public Health's statement stressed that everyone who violates the condition is subject to the penalties stated in article no. 253 of criminal law no. 11 of 2014, law no. 17 of 1990 on protection from infectious diseases, and law no. 17 of 2002 on protecting society.

(Source: QNA)