Oman sees over 14% increase in court cases

T TV Tuesday 31/January/2023 20:23 PM
By: Times TV

The number of cases received by the public prosecution in 2022 increased by 14.5 percent compared to 2021 in the Sultanate of Oman. The top crimes being: Bounced cheques, violations of the residence law of expats, violations of the Labour Law, crimes of narcotics and psychotropic substances, the crimes of information technology and electronic transactions. The Public Prosecution said in it is annual report: “The number of misdemeanor cases last year amounted to 30,543 cases, an increase of 14.6 percent compared to 2021, and the number of defendants registered in cases during the past year reached 40,113, an increase of 15 percent compared to 2021, and the percentage of expatriates out of the total cases 42.3%.”