Tag Archives: maids

Syrian, four drivers running maid services office caught

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: Personnel from the General Department for Residence Affairs Investigation in collaboration with the Department of Domestic Labor have arrested 16 housemaids and 4 drivers for violating residence laws, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The arrest came after police received information on …

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Visas stopped for Indian domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 3: Kuwait has stopped issuing visas for female Indian domestic workers following a request from the government of India after it was reported that Indian female domestic workers continued to enter Kuwait through illegal means in spite of a ban in place for their recruitment. Earlier the …

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‘Degree holders cheated in home countries to work as maids here’ – Expats protection center offers victims support

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Director of Expatriates Protection Center at the Public Authority for Manpower Falah Al- Mutairi says cases the center receives are mostly B.A and M.A degree holders who have been cheated by labor offices in their home countries and compelled to work as housemaids, reports Al-Jarida daily. …

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Bogus maids office busted

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Nine women were arrested for operating a bogus domestic workers office where they carried out illegal activities involving fraud, cheating and trading in runaway domestic workers as well as providing shelter to absconders and selling them to other people. According to a press release issued by …

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Woman arrested running fake office, helping maids get jobs

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Director General of Criminal Investigation Department Major General Mahmoud Al- Tabbakh says the detectives from the department are gathering information and have started taking necessary measures against an individual who claims to be a Qatari national with Kuwaiti passport. In a video clip, which has been …

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Pinoy domestics escape abuse

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Two Filipino household service workers (HSWs) working in the same household escaped from their employer and sought refuge at the Philippine Embassy shelter in Hateen area after enduring allegedly eight months of severe physical abuse from their female Kuwaiti employer leaving them with bruises and scars …

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