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21 VIOLATORS OF HAJJ REGULATIONS APPREHENDED IN MAKKAH, FACE PENALTIES AND DEPORTATION

09/06/2024 08:45 PM

MAKKAH, June 9 (Bernama-SPA) -- Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry has apprehended 21 individuals - eight residents and 13 Saudi citizens, who violated Hajj regulations, and transported 61 individuals who attempted to perform Hajj without a permit, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The penalties include a 15-day prison sentence, a fine of SAR10,000, deportation with a ban on re-entering the Kingdom for a specified period, and confiscation of the vehicles used for illegal transportation through a judicial ruling.

The Ministry urged all citizens and residents to comply with Hajj regulations and instructions to ensure a safe, secure, and comfortable experience for all.

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