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Expatriate women in Oman get jail, fine for human trafficking

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The Criminal Court in Muscat has convicted two expatriate women in different cases of human trafficking, which include forcing victims
to work in the field of prostitution. 




In the first judgement, one defendant was sentenced to five years in prison with a RO5,000, while the second defendant was sentenced to three years in prison with a fine of RO5,000.




The  court ordered their deportation permanently from the country, and that all their money and belongings be confiscated. 




In the second judgement, the two defendants were sentenced to five years imprisonment and fined RO5,000 each.




The  court also ordered their deportation permanently from the country, and that all the money and belongings be confiscated. 




It may be noted that victims were trafficked and exploited to work in the field of prostitution.




The victims were offered jobs in a beauty salon initially in the Sultanate but later transferred to a flat and forced into prostitution, citing their lack of talent and physical conditions.






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