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Latest figures for expat arrests in Oman
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January 2019 in Oman saw 68 expat women arrested for “committing acts contrary to public morals” according the Royal Oman Police.
The GCC, Greece, Spain and Turkey have all long complained at the behaviour of expats, in particular British expats.
Additionally over 1’000 expats on work visas were arrested for a range of crimes in January, mostly for violations of labour laws according to figures released today by the Ministry of Manpower and the Royal Oman Police.
At least 1’066 expats, mostly of Arab and Asian origins, were arrested in a sweep by the police over the first 23 days of the year.
The Ministry of Manpower also announced that 554 expats were deported, 490 for labor law violations and 64 for illegal entry into the country.
This story is about the The Sultanate of Oman
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