KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality workers issued 47 citations for violations of housing ‘bachelors’ in private residential areas, and placed 320 eviction notice stickers on other properties during a crackdown that launched last week to evict single expat men from government housing areas. Meanwhile, electricity was disconnected to 43 violating houses and 23 evictions were made during the first week of the ‘Be Assured’ campaign launched on July 1, Kuwait Municipality’s Public Relations Department announced. The campaign will continue in various areas, the municipality added in a statement, explaining that 22 eviction notices were handed in the Capital governorate, 90 in Farwaniya governorate, 124 in Ahmadi governorate, 76 in Jahra governorate, six in Hawally governorate and two in Mubarak Al-Kabeer governorate.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun