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Oman crime: Two Omani nationals arrested for human trafficking

by Staff Reporter
Muscat: Two nationals were arrested in the Wilayat of Buraimi for attempting to smuggle two Asian women across the border.

An official at the ROP said the two nationals were arrested after a tip off that they intended to smuggle two women across the border inside the trunk of their vehicle.

The nationals were apprehended along with the women by the ROP. The four accused were forwarded to the Public Prosecution for trial.

The ROP has arrested 772 Asians in a number of wilayats for violating Omani labour laws. The arrests followed raids by the ROP, in coordination with the Public Prosecution and Ministry of Manpower.

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