Riyadh, February 8: Saudi Arabia deports more than 39000 Pakistanis Due to charges of terror and other security related issues in the past four months. Also 82 Pakistanis suspects are currently held in intelligence prisons over charges of terror and other security related issues in Saudi Arabia.According to Saudi Gazette, the deportations were made for their involvement in some terrorist actions orchestrated by the Islamic State terror group, crimes of drug trafficking, theft, forgery and violating the rules of residence and work.
Chairman of the Security Committee of the Shoura Council, Abdullah Al-Sadoun said, Taliban extremist movement was itself born in Pakistan. He said, Pakistan is plagued with terrorism due to its close proximity with Afghanistan. He asked the authorities to thoroughly check those coming to work in the Kingdom due to the involvement of a number of Pakistanis in security issues.
Sadoun said the political and religious inclinations of the Pakistanis coming to work in the Kingdom should be known to both sides before they are recruited for work in the Kingdom. Citing the statistics provided by Saudi interior ministry, the report went on to say that 82 Pakistani suspects are currently held in intelligence prisons over charges of terror and other security related issues.
Significantly, The security forces had foiled a terrorist operation in which two Pakistanis, a Syrian and a Sudanese were held for plotting to explode Al-Jawhara Stadium in Jeddah where more than 60,000 spectators were gathered to watch a soccer match between the national teams of the Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
The largest number of stranded Pakistanis at 882,887 was deported from Jeddah during the years 2005-06 to 2014-15. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had released a report, "Labour Migration from Pakistan: 2015 Status Report" showing that 131,643 Pakistani migrants were deported from Saudi Arabia between 2012-15.