We are all anti-begging — Are you?
A group of beggars arrested in 2013.
Ajman - Ajman Police launch anti-begging drive ahead of holy month of Ramadan.
With the advent of holy month of Ramadan, Ajman Police have launched an anti-begging campaign in the emirate.
The Ajman Police have put up the plan — "We are all anti-begging" — which includes security deployment in areas frequented by beggars in order to spread awareness among public about the dangers
of encouraging begging.
|Dial to report begging |
AJman Police have urged the public to call 067401616 or 06 7409999 to contact report begging.
Col. Abdullah Saif Al Matroushi, Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Ajman Police said that the begging activities is a kind of phenomenon that increases before and during the Holy Month, which affects the security of the country.
Most of the arrested beggars were found to have entered the country during this time of the year, as people are willing to pay charities as part of the worshiping rituals.
Meanwhile, the police will continue the inspection drive before and throughout the Holy Month to curb the phenomenon and will not tolerate any beggars found begging in residential or any area in the emirate.
"The cooperation of community members is very important to curb the phenomenon and we urge them to call 067401616 or 06 7409999 to report begging," he said
The official added that the poor and needy people in the emirate are not in need to practise begging, as there are many charity organisations that would not hesitate to provide assistance.
The cooperation of community members is very important to curb the phenomenon and we urge them to call 067401616 or 06 7409999 to report begging."
Col. Abdullah Saif Al Matroushi,
Director of CID, Ajman Police