Public Prosecutor's Office orders arrest of over 100 people on fuel smuggling charges

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Public Prosecutor's Office orders arrest of over 100 people on fuel smuggling charges

February 09, 2019 - 10:57
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The head of the Investigations Department in the Public Prosecutor's Office, Siddiq Al-Sour ordered Thursday, the arrest of 103 people on charges relating to smuggling of fuel and selling it at higher prices than that charged by the authorities.

Al-Sour explained that the arrest warrants are part of the ongoing investigations of the damage to money and public interests as a result of the smuggling and illicit disposition of fuel by owners of fuel distribution stations and those dealing with them.