Ten migrants held running to south coast apartment

Ten foreign nationals and two locals were detained by police during an anti-crime operation conducted at the Los Iros Beach Facility on Saturday night.

At around 8.30 p.m. WPC Vespre, PC Hansraj and a party of officers from the Santa Flora Police Station and South Western Division Task Force went to the location

The saw ten people get off a fishing boat that returned to sea.

Police said the people began running toward an apartment building located nearby, and a man and woman were seen helping the ten into the apartment.

The officers then approached and asked the names and addresses of the 10 suspects. None understood the English language and were also unable to produce documentation for entering the country legally.

They were detained along with the two locals and taken to the Erin Police Station pending enquires of illegally entering the country and human trafficking.


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