Police Officer Suspended After Suspicion of Involvement In Human Trafficking In Kuwait

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Police Officer Suspended After Suspicion of Involvement In Human Trafficking In Kuwait

Police Officer Suspended After Suspicion of Involvement In Human Trafficking In Kuwait

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Anas Al-Saleh on Thursday suspended an officer from working and referred him to Public Prosecution after suspicions of involvement in Human Trafficking.

As part of the efforts made by the security apparatus to combat human trafficking and after investigations, a company, owned by the officer, was found involved in the field of recruiting workers from abroad and obtaining sums of money in return, and is accused of human trafficking and suspicions of forgery, said the interior ministry in a statement.

It added that a lawsuit is being initiated against the officer and his partners, to take the necessary legal measures against them, while continuing to intensify investigations to uncover all violations committed by the owners of the company to refer them to the competent authorities.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Anas Al-Saleh said “I will not accept that the abnormal actions of those few who have distorted the image of the Ministry of Interior and the security men and their national role.”