A report quoting Saudi law enforcement said the country’s daily Arab News reported that 7,917 of those arrested did not have the legal documents required to live in Saudi Arabia. Besides, 1,006 people do not have work permit.
On the other hand, another 2,917 people have been arrested for illegally crossing the border into Saudi Arabia. Nine more people have been arrested for allegedly providing shelter and vehicle assistance to the intruders. The Saudi government is very strict in preventing intruders. Even granting asylum to illegal immigrants is a serious crime under the country’s law.
Saudi Arabian law provides for a maximum of 15 years in prison and a fine of 1 million riyals (২ 260,000) or confiscation of all property if a Saudi citizen or a person with a residence permit is found guilty of harboring