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Tag Archives: Illegals

Surprise Hawally campaign nets 89 persons

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: The Public Security Sector in the Ministry of Interior conducted a security crackdown in Hawally where it checked the identification documents of 387 people. In a press statement, the sector disclosed 89 people were arrested during the campaign — 13 violated the Residency Law, three were …

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4 caught selling truffles

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: Four people were arrested for selling truffles, vegetables, and dates during a campaign by Ahmadi securitymen in coordination with the Kuwait Municipality. The officers also shut down two groceries. Security sources said the campaign will continue in all areas in an unspecified period to rid the …

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220 expats held in Farwaniya; six gamblers caught

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: Police during a 2-hour intensive crackdown campaigns against violators of law in the Farwaniya Governorate have arrested 220 expatriates, including residence law violators and others wanted by law in connection with financial frauds and criminal activities, reports a local Arabic daily. Those arrested have been referred …

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‘64 hawkers arrested from makeshift market, 4 illegals to be deported – Detectives nab 47 male, female absconders

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa has sent an official letter to Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Suleiman Al- Fahad, requesting the deportation of 64 hawkers who were arrested from a makeshift market in Mahboula area as well as four expatriates who violated …

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Interior told to stop ‘warrantless’ raids on bachelor accommodations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khalid has instructed Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad to stop raiding apartments and bachelor accommodations without the Criminal Investigation Department carrying out proper investigations in advance and obtaining a warrant from the …

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Illegal expats staying on rooftops arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: Securitymen from the Capital Governorate have arrested 18 people of various nationalities who were staying in tin houses on the rooftop of residential buildings overlooking Mubarakiya, reports Al- Rai daily. The daily added, the arrest came after police received a tip-off from undisclosed sources that people …

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Hawalli & Reqqaei clampdown nets over 4,000 illegal expats

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: A series of extensive security campaigns were carried out Wednesday in Maidan Hawalli and Reqqaei, resulting in the arrest of 4,431 expatriates and issuance of traffic citations. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media Department revealed that Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman …

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‘Security campaign not against any nationality, target illegals’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17, (Agencies): Security campaigns conducted by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) are nondiscriminatory and are aimed to target those wanted for violations of state laws, irrespective of nationality, a press statement by the MoI said on Sunday. All expatriates are subject to the same law, one that …

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1,583 nabbed in Jahra raid – ‘Director’, 11 maids held

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14: An extensive security campaign headed by Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Abdul Fattah Al-Ali was recently carried out in Jahra Industrial Area which resulted in the arrest of 1,583 individuals, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Some securitymen were distributed to the …

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‘Mass arrests of illegals is stern message to residency violators’ – ‘MoI means business’

In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the reasons for mass arrests of illegal expatriates in Kuwait with the majority of voters believing that the move was an effort to send a stern message to residency law violators. As the Ministry of Interior has renewed its …

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