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Ten expats arrested on money-laundering charges in Oman: ROP


Muscat – Ten people of Arab and African nationalities were arrested over money-laundering charges by the Royal Oman Police (ROP).

In a statement ROP said, ‘The Directorate General of Investigations and Criminal Investigations has arrested ten people of Arab and African nationalities on charges of violating the Money Laundering Law. They withdrew large sums of money from local banks using suspicious bank cards issued by foreign banks.’

‘Legal procedures have been taken against them,’ it stated.

In another incident, ROP arrested three expats for stealing electrical cables in South Batinah Governorate on Wednesday.

A statement issued by ROP said, ‘The Police Command of South Batinah Governorate has arrested five people of Asian nationalities on charges of stealing electrical cables and violating the Labour Law. Legal procedures have been taken against them.

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