Kuwait: Expats face deportation for violating curfew

Police have set up barriers on roads and checkpoints in residential areas

Kuwait enforced a partial curfew starting on Sunday between the hours of 5:00pm to 5:00am everyday for a duration of a month.

Kuwait City: The Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Major General Faraj Al Zoubi, announced that legal measures will be taken against curfew violators, with expats possibly facing deportation, Al Rai reported.

As for Kuwaiti citizens caught violating the curfew, they will have a case filed against them.

Kuwait enforced a partial curfew starting on Sunday between the hours of 5:00pm to 5:00am everyday for a duration of a month.

Surprise checkpoints

Al Zoubi told Al Rai that there is coordination between all sectors in the ministry as security forces set up border security and check points across the country.

He added that there are surprise checkpoints set up inside residential areas and streets.

Those that are allowed to leave their homes during the partial curfew are people walking to the mosque during prayer times and anybody that has an authorized permit from the Ministry of Interior.

Residents and citizens can apply for a maximum of two-hour permit for the following reasons: medical emergency, doctor appointment, vaccine appointment or to conduct a PCR test.

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