Oman: Nearly 500 Illegal Expats Arrested In 7 Days

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A total of 480 expats were arrested for violating the Labour Law, and another 489 deported in one week, Oman’s Ministry of Manpower announced.

Muscat, the capital, recorded the highest number of arrests with 118, followed by A’Dakhiliyah governorate with 115. During the same week, 489 violating labourers were deported for “violating the provisions of the Labour Law”, the ministry said.

The workers were arrested between October 7 and 13, 2018. Appropriate authorities at the Ministry of Manpower are currently taking the appropriate legal action against the workers.

 

Source Credit: Times of Oman