164 illegals arrested in Sharjah

SHARJAH — A total of 164 people have been arrested during an inspection campaign in Sharjah from March 1 to 25 for violating residency laws, according to Lt.-Colonel Dr Abdullah Ali bin Sahowa, head of the Sharjah Naturalisation and Residency Department.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Tue 27 Mar 2007, 9:15 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:10 AM

Those arrested included housemaids and private sector employees belonging to Asian nationalities.

Their cases were referred to the authorities concerned for legal action against them.

Lt -Colonel Mohammad Salim Mohammad, head of the observation and investigation section at the department, said that the inspection campaign would be intensified in various areas of Sharjah.

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