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Four charges filed against a school in Ahmadi for hiring domestic workers as staff

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: An investigator of a police station in Al-Ahmadi governorate has filed four charges against a non-Arab school against a supervisor, bus driver and three other expatriates for violating labor law and sent them into police custody, reports Al-Anba daily.

The supervisor is believed be holding the domestic residence and had allegedly escaped from her sponsor, the bus driver is also holding a domestic residence.

According to a security source, a citizen who is in his 40s filed a complaint with the police saying his daughter is the second grade student in the school. He went on to say, his daughter reaches her home in Al-Dhaher about 3:00 pm and on that particular day when his daughter did not arrive home in time, his panicked wife called him at about 3:30 pm, however, he pacified her saying she may be late due to traffic jam.

“I closed the phone and then called the school bus supervisor, a Syrian, and he told me that all the buses have returned but that he would make sure. “I was surprised when the supervisor of the buses, called back and apologized and said it was a mistake and that they found my child asleep in the bus and promised to return her to her home as soon as possible.

As soon as the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received information from the father, the patrolmen rushed to house at the same time the bus carrying the daughter arrived.

“I closed the phone and then called the school bus supervisor, a Syrian, and he told me that all the buses have returned but that he would make sure. “I was surprised when the supervisor of the buses, called back and apologized and said it was a mistake and that they found my child asleep in the bus and promised to return her to her home as soon as possible”. As soon as the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received information from the father, the patrolmen rushed to house at the same time the bus carrying the daughter arrived.

Then they checked the ID of the supervisor and the bus driver and discovered they are domestic workers and that the sponsor of the supervisor had filed a missing persons report on his ‘maid’. The father pointed out the legal affairs department of the school requested him to waive the lawsuit in return for KD 1,000, but he refused.

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