Illegal Immigrants

32 illegal immigrants arrested in Penal

32 illegal immigrants have been arrested by Police after being found in Penal.
Police say Officers from the South Western Division and Immigration Division were conducting an exercise. They held seven persons at a house in Suchit Trace, Penal, while 23 others were discovered in a Penal bar. Police say 31 out of the 32 held were Venezuelan Nationals, while one is from Guyana. Nine persons were given notices and allowed to leave, while the others are being held. Police say three persons were also arrested for gaming machine offences. Investigations are ongoing.


Twelve illegal immigrants held

Po­lice have held 12 Venezue­lan na­tion­als dur­ing an an­ti-crime ex­er­cise.

A state­ment from the Po­lice Ser­vice said the il­le­gal im­mi­grants were ar­rest­ed dur­ing an an­ti-crime ex­er­cise con­duct­ed by of­fi­cers of the Cen­tral Di­vi­sion, in the Cunu­pia dis­trict.

Po­lice said dur­ing the ex­er­cise, the of­fi­cers went to a house on Wel­come Road, Cunu­pia, where they found 12 Venezue­lans, who were sus­pect­ed of be­ing in the coun­try il­le­gal­ly.