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Thursday , October 28 2021

Colonel jailed in visa trading case

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: The Court of Cassation recently issued the second and final ruling in the visa trading cases, which were uncovered due to the corona crisis in the middle of last year, reports Al-Qabas daily. The Court of Cassation, headed by Judge Ahmad Al-Ajil, sentenced a colonel in the Ministry of Interior and the Egyptians involved in visa trading, to three years in prison for violating the Residency Law and bringing laborers to the country in exchange for a huge amount.

As for the other charges, the court acquitted the defendants of human trafficking and money laundering due to the absence of incriminating evidence. According to a reliable source, this ruling confirms there is no human trafficking in Kuwait, only visa trading; stressing there is a big difference between the two.

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