KUWAIT CITY, March 6:The Ministry of Interior during the first two months of 2017 has deported 5,000 expatriates at the rate of 83 people per day, reports Arab Times daily quoting reliable sources.
Giving a breakdown, the sources said, Indians make the bulk of the deportees (25 percent), followed by the Egyptians 21 percent, Filipinos 15 percent, Ethiopians 14 percent, Sri Lankans six percent, and Bangladeshis five percent and the rest other nationalities.
These six nationalities account for 86 percent of the deportees and other nationalities 14 percent. The source added 300 people — 250 men and 50 women — are expected to be deported this weekend. The sources added unlike before the deportations are carried out immediately (within one week) once a suspect is sent to the deportation center. However, it depends on the availability of the air ticket.
Females fight in a Coffee shop
Two girls engaged in a quarrel at a coffee shop in Salmiya area. One of them sustained injury before employees were able to settle the fight. Acting on information, a team of officers was dispatched to the scene but the girls had already left the scene. Owner of the shop told security operatives that the girls left after his employees managed to resolve the quarrel, noting some items were damaged as a result of the incident. A case was registered against them. Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti lady lodged a compliant in Hawalli police station against a lady friend who assaulted and verbally abused her in a quarrel. A case was registered.
Fake police arrested: Two Iranian expatriates were arrested for impersonating securitymen, launching a security checkpoint in Salmiya area near Marina Mall and robbing passersby, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, when Hawally Security Directorate received several complaints about the illicit activities of two securitymen, Hawally Security Director Major General Abdeen formed a team. The team rushed to the location where they arrested the two securitymen to discover they are Iranian expatriates who were wearing police uniform and were carrying fake ID cards affiliated to Ministry of Interior. They were arrested and referred to the concerned authorities for further investigations.
By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah staff