Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Five children among 30 illegal immigrants held at Los Iros beach

Thirty illegal immigrants including five children were held by officers of the South Western Division, as they came ashore at the Los Iros beach on Thursday.

According to statement from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service on Saturday, officers acting on information proceed to the beach were they met with Coast Guard officials.

There, they observed the group disembarking from a vessel.

As they reached the shore, the members of the group were held by officers.

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, the group consisted of 13 males, 12 females and five children, ranging in age from 51 years old to two years old.

The Immigration Division and Counter Trafficking Unit were contacted.

Investigations are ongoing.

On November 9, police detained three Venezuelan nationals who were found with a sub machine gun and over 200 rounds of ammunition.

 

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