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Saudi Arabia: 3 fined for violating Hajj regulations

Three people were caught violating the regulations and instructions of Hajj, which stipulate that it is mandatory to obtain a permit for Hajj, Brig. Gen. Sami Al-Shuwairekh, spokesperson of Hajj Security Forces Command said.

Each of them were fined SAR10,000 according to the prescribed legal measures, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

‏Brig. Gen. Al-Shuwairekh called on all citizens and residents to abide by the instructions for this year’s Hajj season, stressing that the security personnel will implement the regulations against persons who try to reach the Holy Mosque, its surrounding central area and the holy sites (Mina, Muzdalifah, Arafat) without a permit, until the end of the 13th of Dhul-Hijjah, and legal measures will be taken against them.



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