Daijiworld Media Network - Riyadh
Riyadh, Jul 12: Authorities arrested three persons for violating Hajj regulations after they failed to produce valid permits, Hajj Security Forces Command Brigadier general Sami Al-Shuwairekh said.
They were issued SR 10,000 ($2,665) fines and legal measures were taken against them.
Al-Shuwairekh has urged all citizens and residents to abide by instructions for this year’s pilgrimage. He added saying that security personnel will bring forward legal measures against anyone who tries to reach the Grand Mosque in Makkah, the central surrounding area and the holy sites (Mina, Muzdalifah, Arafat) without a permit until July 23.