Police detain 8 people for entering country illegally

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Police detain 8 people for entering country illegally

Eight persons attempting to enter this country illegally were detained by officers of the South Western Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted on Wednesday 6th July, 2022.

Officers were able to locate eight individuals who were trying to gain unauthorised entry into the country. They were held and taken for medical care.

The joint, intelligence-led search exercise along the south coast and forested areas, was coordinated by Snr. Supt. Norton, ASP Mathura, Insp. Marcelle and Insp. (Ag.) Rampallard and supervised by Sgts. Rollocks and Breedy.

It also included officers of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Air Support Unit, the Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard, the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard and the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force.
This exercise was part of continued joint efforts to secure the nation’s borders.