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.

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