Kuwait deports more than 2,700 expats since September

Kuwaiti minister has issued a decision to form a committee to study the names of those who can be released on Amiri pardon in 2022

  
Panoramic view of Kuwait City skyline at down. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Panoramic view of Kuwait City skyline at down. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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KUWAIT CITY - The Correctional Institutions General Administration, through the Department of Deportation and Temporary Detention Affairs at the Interior Ministry, recently issued statistics showing that a total of 2,739 expatriates were deported from Sept 1 to Oct 17 (47 days) for committing various violations, reports Al-Qabas daily.

Meanwhile the Minister of Interior Sheikh Thamer Al-Ali has issued a decision to form a committee to study the names of those who can be released on Amiri pardon in 2022, reports Al-Anba daily.

The committee which will be headed by the Attorney General, Counselor Muhammad Al-Duaij will have Dr. Manayer Al- Ajran from the Amiri Diwan, Director of Criminal Execution Prosecution Mishaal Al-Ghannam, his assistant Dhari Al-Mujil, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Correctional Institutions Affairs and Sentence Execution Major General Talal Ma’arafie, Brigadier General Nasser Al-Yahya from the Sentence Execution Department, Colonel Juqi Hammoud Al- Hamidi from Legal Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, and Colonel Khaled Al-Daihani from the Judgment Execution Department as members.

The decision states the committee is responsible for lay down the rules and regulations for the Amiri Amnesty Decree for the year 2022.

The decision stipulates the committee work begins on the day of the issuance of the decision and must submit a report to the Ministry of Interior for a follow up on the procedures related to its provisions.

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