170 Including 67 Women Held In Kuwait Crackdown

14 March 2014

Arab Times online


A Policewoman Puts Plastic Band (Handcuffs) Around Wrists Of A Woman Before Boarding The Bus

170 Including 67 Women Held In Jleeb Crackdown

 KUWAIT CITY, March 12: Officers from General Immigration Department and Private Security Forces arrested 170 individuals including 67 women during a security campaign on Tuesday in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh area. According to security sources, the campaign was held based on the guidance from the Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior Lt General Sulaiman Al-Fahad and other highranking officials.

Among the arrested individuals, many were violators of the residency law, some were wanted by law, some were reported as absconding, some violated the labor law while others were marginal workers and domestic workers of Article 20 visa.

They were referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against them. Media Security Department affirmed that such surprise campaigns will continue in all governorates to arrest the violators of residency law.


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