Bahrain: 22 recruiters convicted for employing people without permits

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A total of 22 people have been fined BD345,000 in Bahrain for illegally employing people without a permit, local media reported

According to Chief Prosecutor at the Ministries and Public Bodies Prosecution Bader Al Hassan, the 22 people were involved in seven cases, and that the Lower Criminal Court issued fines against them ranging from BD1,000 to BD24,000 for being convicted of charges related to illegal employment and recruitment of domestic workers.

Reports were also received in relation to the defendants’ illegal supply and recruitment of domestic workers, as well as the recruitment of other categories of workers without permit. The Public Prosecution had interrogated the accused and referred them to the concerned court for their violation of the Labour Market Regulatory Law.

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