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MoI plans to deport sponsors of ‘beggars’ – Article 18 and 22 among expatriates caught begging on streets

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: The Ministry of Interior is seriously planning to deport the sponsors of those who were recently caught begging for alms taking advantage of the holy month of Ramadan, reports Al-Anba daily quoting ministry sources. The daily added, particularly the sponsors who got the residence permit for …

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Kuwait govt names, shames beggars … and their sponsors

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: The Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Interior Ministry disclosed that after pursuing beggars and monitoring their activities, which usually reach the peak during the holy month of Ramadan, the security agencies arrested 20 beggars of different nationalities. The department said the beggars were …

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Deportation for Egyptian, two Indian beggars

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: Three women – an Egyptian and two Indians – were arrested for begging, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a press statement, the Public Security Sector explained that one of the arrested women is a 1972-born Egyptian who works in a ladies saloon. The second suspect is an …

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Crackdown on beggars, hawkers begins

KUWAIT CITY, June 5: After observing the rising number of beggars and hawkers in all governorates especially in front of mosques and commercial establishments, Director General of Ahmadi Security Directorate Brigadier Abdullah Al-Safah formed a security team tasked to conduct surprise inspection campaigns in various locations. These campaigns led to …

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3 Nepali kidnap housemaid; Special squads formed to nab beggars

KUWAIT CITY, June 2: Police are looking for three Nepalese for ‘kidnapping’ a compatriot housemaid from the home of her sponsor in Hassawi area, reports Al-Anba daily. A Syrian eyewitness who called the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry said the three persons looked disoriented. He also said he did …

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Dreams ruined as women forced to ‘sell’ bodies to stave off dues – Kuwait offers scholarships to Zimbabwean students

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: When she was shown an advertisement for a job vacancy in Kuwait, published in a local daily, ‘Peggy’, a Zimbabwean woman saw a bright future for herself, reports Al-Rai daily. Talking to the Zimbabwean newspaper ‘The Standard’ Peggy narrated part of her tragedy. She said “In …

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A Syrian and an Iraqi caught begging

KUWAIT CITY, March 15:  Two women — a Syrian and an Iraqi — were arrested for begging inside commercial complexes. According to security sources, Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa formed a security team to arrest beggars and violators of law. During inspections, Ahmadi securitymen noticed two women dressed in …

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Indian commits suicide; Yemeni caught begging

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: An unidentified Indian reportedly ended his life by hanging himself with a rope tied to the ceiling of his room inside his sponsor’s home in Omariya, reports Al-Anba daily. According to sources close to the Indian, he committed suicide after learning about his son’s illness. Meanwhile, …

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Securitymen nab 30 expats caught begging

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Large number of beggars who had gathered around mosques in Kuwait City before and after Friday prayers were arrested during a security campaign, reports Al- Anba daily quoting a security source. He said securitymen from General Department for Residency Affairs launched the sudden campaign and arrested …

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