Oman: 9 expatriate traders arrested, to be deported after serving sentence in Muscat

Posted on April 8, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Arrested, Expatriates, Middle East

As covered by, “The Muscat Primary Court on Thursday handed prison terms to nine expatriate traders in a case of expired confectionery items. The accused were also fined and their deportation ordered d at the end of their sentence. The court found that the first four offenders — Ratansinh Dwarkadas, Jaisinh Dwarkadas, Ranjitsinh Dwarkadas and George — were guilty of trading in unhealthy food stuff and guilty of violating the Consumer Protection Law and its provisions. All four were sentenced to two years in prison and a fine of 400 Omani riyals (Dh3,803) each. It also found them guilty of storing food inappropriately, breaking the law on food safety, and sentenced them to a year in prison and a fine of 10,000 riyals for each.” Read Article

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