457 illegal residents held in UAE

August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS  

Abu Dhabi, July 31 (IANS/WAM) A total of 457 illegal residents have been nabbed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in last few days during a country-wide hunt.

Among them, the maximum (268) were arrested in Abu Dhabi, 95 in Al Ain, 54 in Ajman and 40 in Ras Al Khaimah.

Assistant Undersecretary for Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs, Major General Nasser bin Al Awadi Al Menhali hailed the public cooperation which facilitated tracking down of these people by the authorities.

–IANS/WAM
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