1500 arrested in Shuwaikh

March 14, 20162 Comments

As per Kuwait TimesMore than 1,500 people were arrested during a security campaign held last Saturday at Shuwaikh Industrial area,

and led by Interior Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for General Security Affairs Major General Abdel Fattah Al-Ali. Police inspected papers of a total of 3,911 persons during the campaign. Out of those, 1,566 people were sent to concerned authorities and deportation centers.

They include 257 arrested for violation of residency regulations, 170 with expired visas, 552 without valid IDs, 12 wanted on felonies, 186 absconders, 28 wanted for civil cases, 271 marginal labor, and 13 wanted on drugs charges.

Police also arrested seven persons on prostitution and 11 on liquor trade charges, while 15 vehicles were impounded.

Source : Kuwait Times


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  1. Glen Dcruz says:

    This is just not possible at all. Pls dont trumpet to high it makes no sense. In fact it creates a null and void thoughts on everyone involved in the visa stamping process you mean to say there is malpractices going on in tge stamping and issuance of the visas

  2. Dear press in kuwait..please be a little causeous while you write in your media…you will send a wrong message to the world if you have arrested few thousands of illegal residents in salmiya,few thousands of expatriates in farwania ext.it indicates that something is grossly wrong with the system…
    no one has entered kuwait without leagal papers.legal entrants became illegal residents with time passed by…how?and why?

    pl.trace the flaw….

    samuel jeremiah,
    [email protected]

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