The authorities launches the “Mayotte place net” operation, one 12 months after “Wuambushu” | EUROtoday

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Ua large-scale operation in Mayotte. “Mayotte place net” was launched at daybreak this Tuesday, April 16 on the archipelago to stem unlawful immigration and destroy the shanty cities spreading throughout the island, one 12 months after a primary intervention, indicated the Minister of Outreach. -mer Marie Guévenoux, on the plateau of Telematin on France 2.

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“We have determined sixty priority objectives, i.e. the sixty most dangerous individuals, engaged in the most serious trafficking, who are targeted by this clear-cut operation. “Clean space” additionally means the destruction of unsanitary housing,” defined Marie Guévenoux.

According to the minister, sixty gang leaders are focused whereas 1,300 shanty cities shall be destroyed within the operation. An envelope of 5 million euros was launched by the Ministry of Housing to rehouse households, signifies The Parisian. According to the day by day, 400 law enforcement officials and gendarmes had been deployed this Tuesday morning. In complete, 1,700 regulation enforcement officers shall be mobilized on the archipelago for eleven weeks.

An intervention known as “Wuambushu” final 12 months

“Mayotte clean place” follows on from a primary intervention known as “Wuambushu”, which implies “resumption” in Mahorese. Launched in spring 2023, this operation made it potential to destroy 700 unlawful properties. But its outcomes had been blended, notably as a result of lack of cooperation from the Comoros, the place a big a part of the area's unlawful immigrants come from.

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​​​​​​This operation comes after the announcement by Gérald Darmanin of the approaching finish of land rights in Mayotte. A mission “still on the agenda” in accordance with Marie Guévenoux, who proposes its repeal by way of a “reform of the constitutional law”.