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Tag Archives: Illegals

1,272 arrested in vegetable market raid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Security agencies in the Ministry of Interior continued the security campaigns in various parts of the country, the latest of which was the recent intensive campaign at the vegetable market in Sulaibiya area. This resulted in the arrest of 1,272 people who violated the Residency Law, …

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‘Corruption, greed give rise to increase in illegal expatriates’

In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the factors responsible for the illegal status of expatriates in Kuwait. The majority of voters felt that all the players from visa buyers and sellers, to absconders and sponsors who mistreat their workers are to be blamed. The substantial …

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Illegals arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5:  Officers from Jahra Security Command, in conjunction with Kuwait Municipality, raided an extension of Kabad Road and arrested 9 people for not carrying identification documents, in addition to five hawkers and a runaway. They also recovered 8 abandoned vehicles and 12 buggies, says Al-Seyassah. A security …

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No ‘amnesty’ plan on cards for illegal residents: official

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Director- General of the General Administration for Residence Affairs Major-General Talal Ma’arafi said a lot of decisions – some of which have come into effect – will be applied to bring the situations under control and give the country more stability, reports Al-Rai daily. Speaking on …

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Over 400 arrested in renewed Ardiya raid against illegals

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Subsequent to the raid in Ardiya Industrial Area Tuesday morning that led to arrest of 545 people for various offenses, the Ministry of Interior launched another campaign led by its Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad with the Assistant Undersecretary of Public Security Sector Major General Abdul …

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Over 500 arrested in Ardhiya raid

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: More than 500 securitymen, including 100 police officers from the Interior Ministry, carried out an intensive security crackdown in Ardiya Industrial Area on Tuesday; resulting in the arrest of 545 people involved in various crimes. The crackdown is in compliance with the directive of Interior Minister …

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‘Widespread raids to arrest illegal, criminal expats soon’ – ‘MoI campaigns do not violate rights’

According to a recent news report by the Arab Times “the decision of Kuwait’s government to reduce the number of expatriates could backfire, considering that 2.9 million of 4.3 million people currently residing in the country are foreign workers, reports Al-Rai daily quoting blouinnews. com – a groundbreaking news website …

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MP supports campaigns to nab illegals, criminals – ‘Move builds citizens trust in govt’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: MP Mohammad Al-Huwailah has stressed the need to support the security campaigns and measures being taken by the Ministry of Interior to curb violations and anomalies, as well as track down all those involved in illegal activities. According to Al-Huwailah, a fi rm stand is necessary …

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3,338 arrested as commandos, copters used in big Jleeb raid – Early morning crackdown targets all kinds of law-breakers

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Some 1,700 security operatives, 150 patrol teams and helicopters stormed Al-Jleeb Shuyoukh in a commando style for a campaign leading to arrest of 3,338 residency law violators and people wanted for various offenses. The operation was in line with directives from the Deputy Prime Minister and …

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7 wanted women, Asian man held by cops

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Officers from the General Residency Department arrested 7 women with an Asian man for violating residency law. A security source said some of the suspects were wanted for various criminal and others had absconded from their sponsors. They were referred to concerned authorities. Meanwhile, Hawally securitymen …

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