Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Police detain five non-nationals in Cedros

Nine non-nationals were held on Friday in Cedros during a 12-hour police operation.

Police said the exercise, which was supervised by W-Snr Sup Gomez Cooper, took place between 5.00 am and 5.00 pm on Friday and saw officers visiting several workplaces, and beaches, in the Cedros district.

In the aftermath, nine men who were said to be Venezuelan between the ages of 18 and 50, were detained by police after they failed to provide valid documentation indicating their legal status in this country.

They have since been handed over to officials of the Immigration Department.

Additionally, two men, aged 29 and 24 from Bilwar Trace Icacos Village Cedros, were detained in relation the detention of the nine Venezuelan men.

They are currently at the Cedros Police Station aiding police with their inquiries.

Also involved in the police exercise was Sgt Ramsaran, as well as officers from the South Western Task Force, the K9 Unit, the Point Fortin CID, the Marine Interdiction Unit, and the Cedros Police Station.

More on this as it becomes available.

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