Home Ministry officials arrested 157 people for violating residency laws. 283 did not have identification documents.
Kuwait City: 157 illegal immigrants were arrested during a short Eid holiday in Kuwait. A total of 2,130 crimes were reported during the festive season. Home Ministry officials arrested 157 people for violating residency laws. 283 did not have identification documents. In one week, 1,200 traffic violations were detected.
Meanwhile, security forces raided a Friday market in Shuwaikh and arrested 62 expatriates. They were handed over to the concerned sections for further action. Tests to find illegal occupants are in progress in various parts of Kuwait. Every day, many people are caught by the authorities. Others have been arrested, including domestic workers who work in violation of labor laws. Those caught during the raids are then barred from entering Kuwait and deported.
Earlier, inspections were halted when airports were closed due to the Kovid crisis. At that time, permission was given to legalize the residence by correcting the documents. But since the Kovid crisis ended and airports have reopened, there has been intense scrutiny in various parts of the country. Thousands of expatriates have already been arrested and deported.
Sand theft; Expatriates arrested in Kuwait
Kuwait City: Expatriates arrested for stealing sand According to local media reports, an African national and his accomplices were arrested in the Wafra area during a search conducted by the Interior Ministry in collaboration with the Kuwait Municipality. Video footage of Sand stealing has already gone viral on social media. The arrested persons were handed over to the concerned sections for further action.