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KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The Bachelors Committee in the Judicial Control Team of the Ministry of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy continues its campaigns to cut off power supply to residential apartments which are being leased out to bachelors in the so-called model residential areas, reports Al-Anba daily. Deputy Head of the committee Ahmed Al-Shammari said authorities cut off power supply to more than 100 such properties in the Farwaniya Governorate during the past month, after taking all measures and issuing warning notices by the Ministry of Interior and the Kuwait municipality and giving ample time for the owners of these properties to rectify the situation and evict the bachelors.
Al-Shammari pointed out that the campaigns were carried out in coordination with the distribution networks sector of the Ministry of Electricity and Water during which the committee monitored several negative phenomena that posed a security, health and social threat to families. The complaints were filed by citizens living in these areas. In a related context, Al-Shammari said that the team since the beginning of this month has issued 10 citations to owners of properties in the governorates of Jahra and Farwaniya related to infringements on power and water networks (illegal connections and theft of power supply and water).
Al-Shammari warned real estate owners of the need to follow up on the affairs of their properties to avoid violations and cut off the power, resulting in penal measures due to the presence of bachelors, as well as in new properties under construction, which tampering with the electricity and water network by employees working for companies or building guards during construction work, which results in cutting off the power to the facility. On the other hand, Al-Shammari announced a surprise campaign in the suburb of Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh resulted in power cut supply to five properties.