34 Saudis and expats arrested for curfew violation

The Saudi authorities have imposed strict rules to contain the spread of the virus. We are aware of the curfew imposed in the Kingdom to stop the movement of people and the one who violates the curfew are strictly penalized according to the stated laws.

Recently Saudi Authorities have arrested 34 residents including the citizens and expatriates who were noticed violating the curfew and not following the precautionary health measures put in place to stop the further spread of the deadly disease.

Two Saudis arrested in Riyadh

In Riyadh, two Saudi nationals were arrested for violating the curfew. The two posted their video where the two were seen recklessly driving in a residential neighborhood and firing gunshots in the air terrorizing the public.

The two boosted their action after posting the video on social media. Another Saudi national was arrested by Riyadh police who verbally abused the residents in one the governorate.

3 Bangalis arrested

Three Bangladeshi expatriates were arrested for bringing barber to their home violating the precautionary health measures.

3 Pakistanis arrested

Three Pakistani expatriates were also arrested in Jazan for violating the same precautionary health measures. The Pakistani expats were arrested for turning their residence into a makeshift barbershop.

The barbershop activities are banned in the Kingdom until further notice in order to prevent further spread of the infectious disease.

In the Qassim region, some employees were arrested for transporting people inside their vehicles and hiding them from the security officials while passing through the checkpoints.

A woman was arrested

A woman was arrested in the Asir region after she posted her video which was recorded while driving during the curfew hours.

2 Yemenis were arrested

Two Yemeni expats were also arrested for moving out during the curfew hours. One Yemeni expat moved out during the curfew hours hiding in a cardboard box while the other one filmed him.

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Posted by Life in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, April 18, 2020

An expat was arrested

A resident was also arrested for driving his vehicle without a license plate during the curfew hours and boosting his action on social media.

The authorities claimed that they have arrested 34 individuals and some of them are now referred to public prosecution for investigation.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.