Muscat: More than 100 illegal immigrants were arrested by Royal Oman Police (ROP) last week, officials announced.
"The Royal Oman Police, in coordination with other security authorities, arrested 108 infiltrators for entering the country illegally," ROP reported.
ROP added that 45 infiltrators were arrested in Dhofar governorate, 29 in Muscat governorate, nine in Buraimi, five in North Batinah, and three in Musandam and Al Wusta respectively, while 17 infiltrators were got caught in Oman territorial waters.
Police also called upon citizens and residents to come together and cooperate to combat the problem. People can provide information about such activities by calling 9999.