Over 2,700 illegal stores expect to close down in Jleeb

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The committee entrusted to handle the situation in Jleeb conducted a second inspection tour of the area and reported thousands of violations.

During a planned campaign Tuesday, the team closed 120 stores, disconnected electricity to 43 buildings, removed 10,000 tons of construction waste material and garbage, removed 223 commercial shades, arrested 120 street vendors pending deportation and destroyed two tons of foul foodstuff.

“We expect to close down 2,700 stores by the end of the campaign,” Kuwait Municipality Director Ahmed Al-Manfouhi said after the campaign.

The team will also disconnect electricity to all houses used as central kitchens, factories or blacksmith workshops, he added.


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