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Illegal expats staying on rooftops arrested
January 23, 2016, 8:50 am

Securitymen from the Capital Governorate have arrested 18 people of various nationalities who were staying in tin houses on the rooftop of residential buildings overlooking Mubarakiya.

The the arrest came after police received a tip-off from undisclosed sources that people wanted by law were taking shelter on rooftops. Following a check through fingerprint data, reports showed they were wanted by law in connection with various types of offences.

According to the sources a citation has been issued against the landlord of the building and threatened to cut power and water supply of residential apartments who rent out rooms on rooftops.

Source: Arab Times

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