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COVID-19: Expats arrested for illegal gathering in Oman

TAS News Service
October 16, 2020 9:01 pm

MUSCAT: The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has arrested a group of expats for illegal gathering and violating the Supreme Committee decisions.

In a statement issued on Friday, ROP said the group gathered in North Al Sharqiyah Governorate.

Earlier on Thursday, 72 people who gathered illegally at a farm in Bahla were issued a fine of OMR 500 each by a court of first instance. In a statement issued, the Public Prosecution stated that 72 people gathered at a farm on September 25 ignoring the warnings from health authorities.

In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Supreme Committee has imposed a ban on all types of gatherings.

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