Dubai: A male expat has been arrested in Oman for violating COVID-19 precautions set by the Supreme Committee. He is to be imprisoned for a month and deported from the country, local media reported
A statement issued by the Public Prosecution said, “Yesterday, a Primary Court in Dhofar governorate convicted a foreign suspect for violating the decisions of the Supreme Committee on COVID-19, and it has ordered him to be imprisoned for a month and deported from the country, for practising the activity of selling food stuff at his home during the period of the movement ban.”
Meanwhile, a group of people have been arrested for gathering and violating the decisions of the Supreme Committee.
A statement issued by Royal Oman Police (ROP) said, “The Muscat Governorate Police Command has arrested a group of people for gathering and violating the decisions of the Supreme Committee in charge of dealing with developments resulting from the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and legal procedures are being undertaken against them.”