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The Al Majaz Waterfront in Sharjah.

PHOTO BY SHARJAH COMMERCE AND TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY


Crackdown on illegals and street hawkers in Sharjah

 

SHARJAH – More than 300 people have been arrested in Sharjah for violating the UAE’s residency law, according to the Sharjah Police.

The recent arrests are part of Sharjah Police’s ongoing sweep of malls, markets, mosques, commercial areas and residential areas to crack down on illegal residents.



Colonel Ebrahim Al Ajel, director of Criminal and Investigation Department, said police arrested 340 suspects for illegally staying in the UAE or absconding from their sponsors.

The suspects were caught hawking on the streets, begging or gambling, Al Ajel said. DAJ/Expat Media

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