3 border police get 10 years prison for letting criminal flee
The criminal court imposed 10 year jail sentence with hard labor on three employees assigned in Nuwaiseeb border post for helping a fugitive escape from the country.
The fugitive was sentenced to 10 years in prison in absentia for his involvement in the 'Fintas' group case. Case files indicate that fuigitive managed to go out of the country, accompanied by another person, through the Nuwaiseeb Border, by using the civil identification card of the relative of a customs officer assigned in the border.
Results of investigations revealed that both the owner of the card and the customs officer were aware of the plan to help the fugitive escape from the country.