Two arrested for using the IDs of others in Saudi Arabia

Dubai: Two expatriate residents have been arrested in Hail, Saudi Arabia, after being found involved in trading SIM cards using the identities of Saudi citizens and expatriates without their knowledge, local media reported.


The media spokesperson of the Hail region police, Captain Tariq Al Nassar, stated that the security authorities have arrested a Bangladeshi and an Egyptian, both residents, for being involved in trading in SIM cards and registering them under the identities of citizens and expats without their knowledge.


Authorities found in their possession a total of 2,695 cards, which were later seized. The suspects were referred to the Public Prosecution.

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