MoI: 304 prosecuted for violating Covid-19 Preventive measures

  • 1 month ago
Ministry of Interior (MoI) officials have taken actions against those individuals who violated essential Covid-19 precautionary methods in the region. 304 individuals were reported for prosecution. 
266 individuals were prosecuted for the violation of not using the faces masks in the public arena whereas 25 individuals were booked for having more persons in the vehicle violating the limiting rules, which is specified as four persons, including the driver, except for the household members.
MoI also took action against 5 for not maintaining physical distancing. 8 persons were fined for not installing the Ehteraz application.  The Ministry took action against one person for violating the pledge undertaken for holding a social event.  The officials referred them to the Public Prosecution for violations.  Till now ministry has referred thousands of people to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks.
"In line with the cabinet decision based on Law No. 17 of 1990 regarding infectious diseases, the competent authorities referred several people to the Prosecution for violating COVID19 preventive and precautionary measures in force," Ministry said in a statement.
"The competent authorities call on the public to adhere to the precautionary and preventive decisions in force to protect them and others from the spread of the Coronavirus in society," the statement added
MoI and health authorities have been continuously warning the public to follow precautionary measures like wearing masks, following social distancing, and restricting the number of people in vehicles to fight the Covid-19 pandemic from spreading.