​Over 200 expat workers arrested in Royal Oman Police raid
February 11, 2019 | 8:36 AM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: 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.

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.

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