17 Asians and two British (a principal and a teacher) working for a foreign school have been arrested by the authorities for violating the residence law, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the arrests came after the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received information that two British men were working for the school in violation of the law.
The ministry after taking necessary permission from the Public Prosecution raided the school and arrested the violators. According to security sources the principal of the school and one teacher (both British men) entered the country on visit visas. The suspects have been handed over to the concerned authorities.
Meanwhile, the Public Authority for the Disabled Affairs has discovered that KD 360,000 had been paid for families of the ‘disabled’ people although they no longer live, reports Al-Jaridah daily.
According to reliable sources, when the authority discovered this misappropriation of funds, the families were requested to return the money and according to reliable sources only KD 35,000 of this money has been returned so far.
The authority said it is pursuing the families of these dead people because this is public money. The sources said the authority has confirmed the names of the deceased and the number of months their families continued receiving the money after their death.