In 1 week, Saudi Arabia arrests 17,114 illegal immigrants.


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Within a week, approximately 117,114 violators of residency, labor laws, and border security regulations were apprehended across the Kingdom.

According to the Ministry of Interior, the arrests were made during joint field campaigns conducted by various security forces units across the Kingdom from October 13 to October 19.

There were 9,346 arrests for violating the residency system, 4,980 for violating border security rules, and 2,788 for violating labor laws.

Another 600 people were arrested while attempting to cross the border into the Kingdom, with 28% being Yemenis, 69% Ethiopians, and 3% of other nationalities, and 73 violators caught attempting to exit Saudi Arabia.

Sixteen people were arrested for transporting and harboring violators of residency and work regulations, as well as engaging in cover-up activities.

A total of 52,784 violators are currently subjected to regulatory procedures, with 48,788 men and 3,996 women.

42,602 of them were referred to diplomatic missions to get travel documents, 2,411 were recommended to finish their trip bookings, and 9,132 were deported.

The Ministry of Interior emphasized that anyone who facilitates an infiltrator’s entry into the Kingdom or provides him with transportation, shelter, or any other assistance or service will face up to 15 years in prison and a maximum fine of SR1 million, in addition to confiscation of the means of transportation and accommodation.

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