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Posted On: 27 December 2021 12:46 pm
Updated On: 27 December 2021 12:57 pm

Person arrested for smuggling, hiring and accommodating domestic workers in Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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In a Tweet, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) announced that the Search and Follow-up Department of the General Directorate of Passports was able to arrest a person who specialized in smuggling, hiring and harboring female workers of his nationality.

According to the details by MOI, information was received about smuggling and harboring domestic workers, and immediately a specialized team was formed, in coordination with the relevant security departments, and after taking the necessary permissions, the accused was arrested for harboring 15 workers in a house rented for this purpose in the Salata area.

MOI also announced that on "confronting the accused, he admitted what was attributed to him, as he gave details of harboring the workers and enabling them to work, through special domestic service offers, and accordingly, the accused were referred to the competent authorities to take the procedures followed in this regard."

Source and cover image credit: MOI