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Beware Haj rules violators to be fined

08 May, 2024 16:01

Saudi Arabia has announced to impose hefty fines for violating Haj rules and regulations for the year 2024.

The rules violation could cost 10,000 riyals for both the citizen and the visitor during Haj, said Ministry of Interior.

The fines are applicable in the city of Mecca; Central area; sacred sites; Al-Haramain Train Station in Al-Rasifa; security control centres; temporary security control centres; and sorting centres.

The implementation of the penalty is scheduled to start from June 2, 2024 till June 20, 2024.

Moreover, the ministry further said that those residing in non-designated areas without permit will be deported to home country and will be prohibited from entering the Kingdom in accordance with specified periods cited in the Saudi law.

The fine imposed on violators, amounting to 10,000 riyals, will be doubled if the violation is repeated.

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