Interior Minister increases mask-related violation fine

Manama: Interior Minister General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, issued an order obliging people at public places, industrial and commercial facilities and all other places allocated to receive customers, applicants or visitors to wear masks until further notice.


The order imposes a fine of BD20 against violators that should be collected at the scene by concerned law enforcers. The violations should be documented, and the violators provided with payment receipts.


The required procedures will be taken against a violator who refuses to pay the fine, before referring his/her to the Public Prosecution.



Source: Bahrain News Agency