Kuwait City, Jul 1: Around 93,000 people have been banned from getting out of the nation, as they failed to pay their debts.
This include 30,970 Kuwaitis and Kuwait-based foreigners who owe 785 million Kuwaiti dinars to either people or establishments. The others are expatriates who reportedly owe 543 million dinars, informed Ali Al Dhubaha the Chairman of the Sentences Enforcement Department Counsellor to a leading news paper.
He also said that 60,000 people have been issued summons. He added that the Sentences Enforcement Department issues at least 300 summons every day throughout the country.
Kuwaiti citizens who are banned from travel are allowed to go overseas for treatment under law, but only once.
There are several thousands of Indians in Kuwait, at present.