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24 February 2024

Two men get 15 years for 'human trade' in Oman

By Staff

An Omani court sentenced two Asian expatriates for 15 years in prison and fined them RO50,000 ($130,000) after they were convicted in indulging in human trade, a newspaper in the Gulf country reported on Saturday.

The criminal court in Muscat issued its verdict on Tuesday following several sessions on the case in the Omani capital, Alwatan Arabic language daily said.

“Both defendants were convicted of involvement in human trade in the Sultanate,” the paper said without identify the two or giving details of the offence.