search

Police confirm far fewer fines issued for lockdown violations in Haredi areas

Data published by police this evening confirms far fewer fines are handed out in ultra-Orthodox areas for violations of lockdown rules.

According to police, from January 8 to 18, 27,457 fines in total were given out, a per capita average of 58.6 per 10,000 people.

In Haredi areas, 1,628 fines were issued, coming out to a per capita average of 26, while cops fined 10,692 residents of Arab Israeli towns, an average of 80 per 10,000 people.

comments
Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed