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Coronavirus: 11 arrested for violating quarantine; 9 booked for spreading rumours

Business Monday 30/March/2020 16:43 PM
By: Times News Service
Coronavirus: 11 arrested for violating quarantine; 9 booked for spreading rumours
Muscat: The Public Prosecution on Monday arrested 11 people on charges of violating domestic quarantine orders and nine others were arrested for spreading rumours on coronavirus outbreak in the country.



Following are the decisions issued by the Public Prosecution:



1- Issued arrest warrant for 11 people who violated the domestic quarantine procedures.



3- Arrested people after receiving four reports of violating the Supreme Committee’s instructions about public gathering.



4- Nine people were arrested for spreading rumours about coronavirus outbreak. They have been issued with a prison sentence and a fine of OMR 1,000.