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Coronavirus: 8 jailed in UAE over wedding parties that flouted Covid rules – News

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The parties in Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah saw attendees mingle without masks and maintaining a safe social distance from one another.

Eight people have been jailed in the UAE for organising wedding ceremonies that hosted guests who were not first-degree relatives. The parties in Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah saw attendees mingle without masks and maintaining a safe social distance from one another.

According to the Emergency and Crisis Prosecution at the Federal Public Prosecution, such wedding ceremonies are banned as a precautionary measure against the spread of Covid-19.

The prosecution stressed that it will take legal action against anyone found flouting safety rules that were put in place to keep residents safe from the pandemic.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) had said on Friday that family events must not have more than 10 people in attendance. Such events must be restricted to first-degree relatives only.





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