KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Thirty-two Zimbabwean women who were allegedly lured into the country under false promises of better jobs and better pay in the private sector but ended working as domestic help have been deported from the country at their request, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting security sources.
The daily quoting the German news agency (Deutsche-Presse Agentur) said the workers came to Kuwait after the labor domestic offices in home country cheated them by convincing them they would work in hotels and hospitals with a $700 salary.
However, when they arrived in Kuwait, they were whisked away and taken to work in homes. The Interior Ministry in coordination with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor deported them to Zimbabwe upon their request.
June 28 ruling set: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mohammad Rashid Al-Duaij has set June 28, 2016 to issue a verdict against 3 Kuwaitis — two sisters and their brother — for swindling citizens and residents, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspect reportedly created fake accounts in the social media, including WhatsApp, under the name of the Social Reform Society and requested people to donate for the Syrian people. In this way the trio reportedly collected KD 240,000 from donors in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia and used the money for their personal interests and to pay their bank loans and deposited the remaining amount in their personal accounts. The arrest came after the banks informed the authorities and their accounts were checked.
Ex-con arrested: Police have arrested a former Kuwaiti criminal who is believed to be in his 30s who was wanted by law for committing scores of thefts, mainly ATVs and motorbikes, reports Annahar daily. The daily added, the suspect owns a livestock pen and police raided his pen and found several stolen motorbikes and buggies. The suspect has been referred to the Public Prosecution.