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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Saudi To Jail Overstaying Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia on Monday started a crackdown on foreign pilgrims overstaying their Hajj visas, local newspaper Okaz reported.




Offenders will have to pay an equivalent of 13,329 U.S. dollars in fine, face six months in jail and deportation, the paper said.
Those who transport, recruit or shelter overstayed pilgrims will face up to 26,662 dollars in fine and six months in jail.


The visa for pilgrims, or Hajj visa, cannot be renewed. Those with such visas cannot take up jobs or go outside Mecca.

Saudi authorities said round 1.8 million pilgrims took part in the last pilgrimage season. The majority of them were foreigners.

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16 comments:

  1. It's needed. A lot of nigerians go there with the sole purpose of not coming back. Whenever you go, you see Nigerians begging on the streets. Highly embarrassing

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    1. What!!! Tell me something, begging bawo! Shame on them!!!

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    2. You mean Nigerians begging on the street of Mecca? Are you serious ?

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  3. What are they still doing there???? They should go to their country naah.

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  4. Which sane person would like to overstay in Saudi?...
    A country that my village is finer than?...well,it's only a mad person would do that...

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  5. So Nigerians are begging in Saudi, shame on them

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  6. They should go back home jor.
    Happy Birthday to Moi.

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