KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: Domestic Labor Department of the General Department of Residency Affairs raided a bogus domestic labor bureau which was operated by a Kuwaiti citizen with the help of an Arab expatriate. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Security Media explained that an inspection team from the Domestic Labor Department was on a field patrol when they spotted a domestic labor bureau where an Arab expatriate was distributing shifts to housemaids to work in various houses.
The team arrested the Arab expatriate, four maids from the Philippines and seven others who were already sent to their workplaces. The arrested man confessed to operating the bureau with the Kuwaiti owner and providing domestic services through several Asian housemaids, revealing that he provides them accommodation in Hawally area. The Arab suspect and the domestic workers were referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal measures. The Kuwaiti owner of the bureau has been summoned for investigations.