Makkah: A senior official of prison in Makkah informed that all such Hajj pilgrims who enter Makkah and Madina without Hajj permits would be caught and tried. They would be given punishment within 24 hours. Major General Mohammed Al-Anzi, Director General of Prisons told that fines would be imposed and such pilgrims would be jails within 24 hours.
Director of Traffic Department of Makkah, Col. Basim Al-Badari told that more than 27000 security personnel are engaged to ensure the security of Hajj pilgrims. Commander of Hajj Security Forces, General Khalid Al-Harabi told that Hajj communicates the message of peace. Anyone who raises slogans would be punished. He further said that in Saudi Arabia more than 20 lakh Hajj pilgrims stay for five days. He said that Saudi Security men have the experience of controlling traffic. He further informed that from among those who had come for Umrah, 7000 persons are still staying in Saudi Arabia even after the expiry of their dates of their stay.