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Around 87 illegal persons held in Jleeb, Wafra raids - 536 cars seized
April 16, 2017, 8:34 am
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Detectives from the Residency Affairs Department in the Interior Ministry arrested 87 persons found to have violated the Residency and Labor laws. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department received information that a house in Jleeb Al-Shoyoukh serves as shelter for a huge number of Residency Law violators and absconders who engage in immoral activities, sell alcohol, conduct human trade and hold people against their will.

Based on the tip-off, a task force team was formed to verify the information. After taking the necessary legal measures, the officers raided the house and arrested 31 individuals of various nationalities who violated the Residency and Labor laws and all of them are on Article 20 visa.

During initial investigation, those arrested admitted to purchasing visas and some of them are wanted by law for involvement in several cases. Also, officers carried out a security campaign along Wafra Road in Ahmadi Governorate resulting in the arrest of 56 persons who were reported to be utilizing the road to sell grocery items while majority of them hold Article 20 visa and others are on Article 18 visa.

536 cars seized, two deported

The General Traffic Department conducted a number of traffic campaigns in all governorates of Kuwait from April 2 to April 8 with the aim of preserving safety for the road users and ensuring the traffic laws are implemented by everyone.

According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, these campaigns resulted in the issuance of 34,501 traffic citations. In addition, 536 vehicles and 13 motorbikes were seized and 103 people were detained in traffic custody as well as two expatriates were referred to the deportation center for driving without a driving license. The smart security patrol cars found seven vehicles that are wanted for various cases.

Source: Arab Times

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