The protest took place after Jumuak on Friday
Al-Rai newspaper quoted senior government sources as saying that action was being taken against those who had staged protests after Friday prayers against the blasphemous remarks made by spokespersons of the ruling BJP in India. The protest was held in Fahaheel area. It is reported that many expatriates attended the event.
CID investigation to find participants
Authorities opposed the protest with all available police forces, special services and the army, “said Tariq al-Hashimi, the party’s secretary general. Steps have been taken to trace and arrest the protesters. According to the report, the CID has launched an investigation to find out who took part in the protest.
A life ban may be imposed
Authorities in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. They will be deported as soon as the legal process is completed. According to the newspaper, the authorities have decided not to allow them to return to Kuwait after any further arrangements. The move is aimed at imposing a lifetime ban on entry into Kuwait. Authorities in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. The current law in the country is that expatriates should not take part in any kind of protests or dharnas. Violation of this is a serious offense. Authorities aim to ensure exemplary punishment for the perpetrators.
Expatriates are barred from participating in protests
Authorities opposed the protest with all available police forces, special services and the army. ” Authorities warned expatriates participating in protests and demonstrations, including those organized by locals, that similar measures would be taken. The Kuwaiti government has strongly opposed the BJP leaders’ blasphemous remarks. Kuwait directly informed the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait about the statement. However, the government is of the view that such issues should not lead the country to violate the law.