Covid precautionary measures violators caught

By Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 6 June 2020: A number of people from different nationalities have been caught in violation of official guidelines, according to spokesperson of Emergency and Crisis Prosecution.

He did not provide the number of violators caught.

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, said Wam.

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 Covid-19 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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