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Deleting Repository does not Delete from Disk Edited


We're trying to manage disk space on our Bitbucket Server instance.

However, even after deleting a repository, the repository folder is not deleted from the host server.

Example: Repository 'ABC' is stored in 'E:\Bitbucket_Data\shared\data\repositories\1278' and takes up 3GB of space.
After using the Bitbucket Server UI to Delete the repository 'ABC', the folder 'E:\Bitbucket_Data\shared\data\repositories\1278' is still on the disk and the files are still there.

Is this expected/intended behavior?

If so, can I safely delete folder 'E:\Bitbucket_Data\shared\data\repositories\1278' manually from the disk?


Edit for clarification:
I am not trying to delete a Project Repo. I'm trying to delete a Personal Repo that was forked from a Project Repo. 

In the example, 'ABC' is forked from '123'
'ABC' is stored at 'E:\Bitbucket_Data\shared\data\repositories\1278'
'123' is stored at 'E:\Bitbucket_Data\shared\data\repositories\1248'

I only want to delete and reclaim disk space from 'ABC'

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Can these folders be deleted manually?

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