In Oman, Spitting In Public Is Punishable By 20 Riyals
Category: Oman

In a statement published in local media, Muscat Municipality announced fines of 20 Omani Riyals (Dh200) for those caught spitting in public areas.

According to the municipality, spitting in public places will now be considered a violation of local laws and punishable by a fine of 20 riyals.

In addition to negatively impacting the city's appearance and image, such behaviors also negatively impact public health, as spittle from an infected person can spread disease to others.

Anyone who disposes of waste in the wrong place will be fined 100 riyals, which will double upon repetition.

12 Dec, 2022 0 1056
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