16,565 violators of residency, labor laws arrested

RIYADH: In joint field campaigns in the Kingdom between June 27 and July 3, 16,565 people were arrested for violating residency and work laws. This number included 9,969 residency violators, 4,676 border security violators, and 1,920 labor violators. A total of 1,244 people were caught trying to enter the Kingdom illegally, of which 37% were Yemeni, 60% Ethiopian and 3% other nationalities. In addition, 63 people were caught trying to leave the Kingdom illegally.

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