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TCI: Sloop Intercepted by Marine Branch

#Providenciales, January 8, 2019 – Turks and Caicos – Following detection by the Coastal Radar System, an Illegal vessel containing 53 illegal Haitian migrants was successfully intercepted on Sunday, January 6th, 2018 around 8:30 p.m. by the Marine Branch Unit.

The Marine Branch M/V Sea Pursuit towed in the 34 ft illegal vessel with 46 males, 6 females and 1 child onboard.

The detainees were transported to the South Dock Port and handed over to Task Force members who escorted them to the Detention Centre for processing and repatriation.

Please contact the Ministry of Border Control and Immigration for further questions.

 

Press Release: TCI Police

 


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