Muscat, The Courts of First Instance in Al Buraimi Governorate and South A’Sharqiyah Governorate have issued penal decisions incriminating offenders who violated the decisions of the Supreme Committee tasked with tackling developments resulting from coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.


The legal process was initiated by the Public Prosecution Department, which interrogated nine suspects who reportedly breached the decision of the Supreme Committee that bans moving during the nighttime lockdown period. The suspects were then transferred to the designated courts.


The courts convicted the suspects and awarded them verdicts of six-months’ jail and RO1000 fine, each, in the case of Omanis or RO1000 fine and order of deportation from Oman in the case of expatriates.


Also, in implementation of the decision of the Supreme Committee in this regard, the names and photos of the offenders will be published in the local media.


Source: Oman News Agency

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