Nearly 500 illegal expat workers arrested last week

T TV Monday 15/October/2018 21:18 PM
By: Times News Service

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

Muscat recorded the highest number of arrests with 118, followed by Al Dakhiliyah governorate with 115.

During the same week, between October 7 and 13, 489 labourers were deported for violating the provisions of the Labour Law.

Authorities at the Ministry of Manpower are currently taking the appropriate legal action against the workers.