Security Minister visits Immigration Detention Center

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 20:00

A high-level team led by the Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon visited the Immigration Detention Centre today.

According to Minister Dillon, the visit is the first in a series of visits to IDC by the minister and his team.

The purpose of the visit was to get a first - hand look at the facility, as well as hold one- on-one interaction with detainees to ascertain the circumstances surrounding their detention at the Centre.

Some of the issues discussed were overcrowding and the need for further upgrades to the IDC.