According to the Times of Oman, an Oman online news site, more than 400 expatriates were arrested in the period between 4 December and 10 December for violating the Omani labour law, the Ministry of Manpower reported.
Of the 467 arrested workers, 344 were commercial, 53 agricultural and 70 domestic workers.
The ministry said that 281 of the arrested were absconding workers, 135 terminated and 18 undocumented.
Muscat governorate recorded the highest number of violations with 134 workers while North Al Batinah came second with 122.
Meanwhile, the ministry deported 417 illegal labourers during the same period.
Source: Times of Oman