(MENAFN - Arab Times) More than 8,000 violators of residency law were arrested during intensive security campaigns that were launched across various governorates of the country in last four months, reports Al-Qabas daily.
According to an official statistical report issued recently by Ministry of Interior, more than 90,000 violators of 10 different nationalities are yet to be arrested, out of which 37,000 are domestic workers.
Security sources stressed the need for Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, and Ministry of Interior to intensify efforts to put an end to such a negative phenomenon by arresting residence traffickers and closing the files of fake companies.
They indicated that according to statistics issued by the General Department for Immigration, the number of residency law violators reduced from 100,000 to 90,000 within the last seven months.
They explained that out of the 90,000 violators, 23,000 are Bangladeshis, 21,000 are Indians, 14,000 are Sri Lankans, 8,000 are Indonesians, 7,000 are Egyptians, 6,000 are Filipinos, 4,000 are Pakistanis, 3,000 are Nepalese, 3,000 are Syrians and 1,000 are Ethiopians.