Sixteen illegal workers caught during Abu Dhabi work site raids

As per the media reports, 16 people working illegally have been uncovered this month during the raids conducted on construction sites in Madinat Zayed in Abu Dhabi. 

According to a report in a well known newspaper, the spot inspections commenced 100 workers who did not have their labor cards with them; however only 16 were working illegally in the country.

The head of violators and foreigners section of the Directorate of Naturalisation and Residency, Col Hilal al Mazrouei told the paper that out of 16, four had entered the UAE on foot while the rest had used false documents.

Three men are being sought by the police who according to them, brought the 16 illegal workers into the UAE and organized jobs and accommodation for them.
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Mazrouei explained that normal inspections are scheduled to carry on and workers are advised to bring their labor cards at all times.
 

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