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Saudi govt stars imposing Hajj fines

04 June, 2024 10:10

Saudi Arabia government has started imposing fines and penalties on the individuals for violating the regulations and instructions related to the Hajj pilgrimage.

According to Saudi Press Agency, the fines are being imposed in the city of Makkah, the central area, the holy sites, the Haramain train station, security checkpoints, screening centers, and temporary security checkpoints.

They will continue until June 20, 2024.

A fine of 10,000 Saudi Riyals (SR) will be imposed on anyone found violating the Hajj regulations without having the required Hajj permit, it said.

This fine applies to citizens, residents, and visitors within the designated geographic area without a Hajj permit.

If someone caught for the second time, the penalty would be doubled.

Moreover, the penalty for anyone caught transporting Hajj violators without a permit includes imprisonment for up to 6 months and a fine of up to SR50,000.

The courts will also order the confiscation of any vehicles used in facilitating these Hajj regulation violations.

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