25 August 2009
SHARJAH — The Sharjah Department of Naturalisation and Residency has nabbed 42 violators of the federal law for entry and residency of foreigners. Director of the Department Colonel Dr Abdullah Sahowa said.
The illegal residents were apprehended during a crackdown conducted by the Foreigners and Violators’ Follow up Section on the Industrial
zone No 1.
“Of them, 14 were infiltrators, including seven who were already
deported, and 28 illegal residents,”
Dr Abdullah Sahowa affirmed that the massive inspection campaigns that has been undertaken against infiltrators or residents who had overstayed would continue unabated to arrest those violators and bring them to justice as part of the Ministry of Interior’s drive to combat unlawful residency in the country. — Wam