Indians majority among the 13,000 expats deported this year till date

Indians majority among the 13,000 expats deported this year till date

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah said after reviewing the ministry’s financial contracts and tenders recently, misuse of public funds has been identified in an aircraft refueling contract, which lead to expend of public funds. The ministry  a detailed investigation of the matter, he said in a press statement, adding the case was referred to the public prosecution for necessary legal action against the suspects.

At the same time, the interior ministry has deported 13,000 expats since the beginning of 2018, which includes labor law violators, involved in criminal cases, traffic violations and other cases. The sources added that some of the deportees were medically unfit and infected with hepatitis C and AIDS.

“Many of them held university degrees,” the sources said, noting that 80 male and 20 female inmates are currently awaiting deportation. “The deportation is a quick now and no deportees spend more than a week at the deportation prison unless wanted over cases still pending in courts,” the sources explained. The sources added Indians forms the majority of deportees, followed by Filipinos, Ethiopians, Egyptians, Sri Lankans and Bangladeshis.

Courtesy: Kuwait Times

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