KUWAIT: The general security department carried out several campaigns in the six governorates last week, resulting in the arrest of 226 visa violators, 107 people wanted on felony and civil cases, 189 absconders and 594 people who were not carrying IDs.

A security source said the campaigns resulted in the arrest of 1,304 expats of Arab, Asian and African nationalities including 704 women and 600 men. All are being held at police stations pending deportation. —Al-Qabas