Sharjah evicts 3,936 workers, bachelors and violators from Al Qadisiya area
14 Oct 2020
Sharjah Police discuss eviction process in Qadisiya. File
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
In implementation of the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah City Municipality continues its campaign to evacuate Al Qadisiya area from the violating bachelors and workers.
The campaign continues in cooperation with Sharjah police and Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority.
Thabit Al Turaifi, Director General of the municipality, said that as part of the municipality’s keenness to implement the directives of the Ruler of Sharjah, it has organized 1514 inspection visits within two weeks, during which 3,936 workers, bachelors and violators were evacuated from 185 homes and 161 violating residential units were closed.
Utilities were immediately disconnected from 79 homes for committing several violations, including unpermitted engineering modifications and random electrical connections. 169 notices were served on other units.
The decision was made after a complaint filed through the "Direct Line" programme broadcast by Sharjah TV and Radio about a large number of workers and bachelors living in Al Qadisiyah area, which causes disturbance to the families in the area.
One caller from that area said, during a telephone conversation, “There are a large number of workers living in the neighbourhood in the Qadisiyah area, which is designated for families, however workers spread among the buildings and dwellings, in a way that poses a threat to the families residing in there."
She added, “There are people who unlawfully rent to bachelors and workers, behind the knowledge of the municipality in Qadsiyah and in other areas as well.”