Oman's Public Prosecution Department has confirmed that the number of cases filed to its divisions dropped to 23,831 in 2020, from 28,020 cases in 2019 - showing a decrease of 18 percent.
The PPD, during a press conference held yesterday, released annual statistical indicators about claims, judicial action and numbers of suspects and verdicts.
The Attorney General, Nasr Khamis Al Sowa’ee, said that the Department will never take action against any worker who lost their jobs because of the current adverse situations. The people, if discharged due to the said conditions, will be given an opportunity to adjust their status and there is great understanding of their circumstances.
The Royal Oman Police and the Department is coordinating in view of online filing of claims, which was approved by judges as a legally standard measure.