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Saudi: 23,310 Currently Subjected to Procedures for Violating Regulations

Around 16,781 violators of residency, labour laws and border security regulations were arrested in various regions of the Kingdom within a week.

The arrests were made during the joint field campaigns carried out by various units of the security forces across the Kingdom during the week from Feb. 2 to Feb 8.

The arrests included 10,059 violators of the residency system, 4,176 violators of the border security rules, and 2,546 violators of labour laws. Another 542 persons were arrested while trying to cross the border into the Kingdom, with 118 violators being caught trying to cross the border to exit Saudi Arabia.

Eighteen persons, who were involved in transporting and harbouring violators of residency and work regulations and practised cover-up activities, were arrested.

A total of 23,310 violators are currently subjected to procedures for violating regulations, of which 20,985 are men and 2,325 are women.

Of them, 14,406 violators were referred to their diplomatic missions to obtain travel documents, 1,836 violators were referred to complete their travel reservations, and 11,085 violators were deported.


Saudi Gazette

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