Over 200 Expat Workers Arrested in Oman

Published February 11th, 2019 - 08:04 GMT
As a result of the campaign, 234 violating expats were arrested. (Shutterstock)
As a result of the campaign, 234 violating expats were arrested. (Shutterstock)

More than 230 expats were arrested in Muttrah for violating the labour and residence law, the Royal Oman Police announced on Monday.

The arrests were made as part of a joint campaign between various police units in Al Hamriya.

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In a statement, ROP said: “The Muscat Governorate Police Command, supported by the Special Police Task Force in Seeb and some supporting formations carried out a campaign to arrest the infiltrators and violators of the labour and residence law in Al Hamriya area in the Wilayat of Muttrah.”

As a result of the campaign, “234 violating expats were arrested,” the police added

Legal proceedings have been taken against the arrested.


© Muscat Media Group

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