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BAHAMAS: 11 Foreign Nationals to be Charged in Magistrate’s Court

#Nassau, January 30, 2019 – Bahamas – On today’s date, 30th January 2019, (11) foreign nationals are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate C. Evans in Magistrate’s Court #6 to answer the following charges; (4) Colombian nationals – (i) Engaging in Gainful Occupation (1) Colombian national – (i) Overstaying (ii) Engaging in Gainful Occupation (1) Jamaican national – (i) Engaging in Gainful Occupation (1) Venezuelan national – (i) Engaging in Gainful Occupation (1) Trinidadian national – (i) Overstaying (ii) Engaging in Gainful Occupation (3) Haitians nationals – (i) Illegal Landing Of this group of (8) Females were apprehended on Monday, 28th January 2019 during a joint operation between Department of Immigration and RBPF which targeted the illicit nightlife circuit throughout New Providence.

In addition, the (3) Haitian nationals were arrested on 25th January 2019 after investigations revealed they did not have the leave of an Immigration Officer. Additionally, press release will follow pending court proceedings.

 

Release: Immigration Department

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