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Over 500 people arrested in last week security campaign

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Over 500 people arrested in last week security campaign

Kuwait continue its security check on violators during the weekend and arrested around 200 people in a wide-scale crackdown on violators in Farwaniya and Jahra Governorate.

Farwaniya security directorate launched a crackdown in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, Farwaniya, Khaitan, Industrial Ardiya, Friday Market and Rai. While the ministry did not disclose the number of people arrested in the crackdown, local reports quoting security sources said that the crackdown resulted in the arrest of around 200 residency law violators, loose laborers and domestic helpers working in markets.

A similar campaign was carried out in Jahra governorate also and detained over 50 violators.

The anonymous sources noted that crackdowns will continue “until security is established in the entire country and residency law violators are deported.” Interior Ministry, manpower authority, environment authority and fire force personnel took part in the crackdown, the interior ministry said.

Earlier, police have arrested 118 people during a police crackdown in Hawally Wednesday night. Police also arrested 64 residency law violators and eight juveniles during a campaign in Fahaheel Industrial area earlier on Wednesday. On Tuesday, police carried out a similar campaign in in Bneid Al-Qar, during which they arrested 96 people. Furthermore, the Interior Ministry announced during the weekend that Capital Governorate police arrested 17 people during a similar crackdown in Jaber Al-Ahmad.

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