KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The general public has been warned against holding parties such as weddings and others, whether in a public or private place including banquets and receptions even in diwaniyas in violation of the law issued by the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Health to contain and prevent the spread of the corona pandemic.
A reliable security source said clear instructions have been issued to all securitymen to implement the decision. According to the instructions securitymen will be touring all residential areas and to arrest the violators.
The source stated that Law No. 8/1969 related to preventive health precautions punishes those who violate the law with imprisonment for a period not exceeding 3 months and a fine of no less than 50 dinars and not more than 200 dinars, or one of the two penalties. The instructions to deploy police patrols in residential areas came after statistics showed high rates of coronavirus among the Kuwaitis