65 illegal immigrants arrested in Zambian capital
About 65 “illegal immigrants” bear been arrested in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, after a cleanup command, an immigration spokesperson said on Wednesday.
The illegal immigrants were arrested when immigration officers conducted a elegant-up operation in some densely populated residential areas in Lusaka.
Among those arrested incorporated 24 Burundians, 21 Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and 11 Tanzanians nationals.
The authorities additionally arrested four Rwandese, one Ugandan and 4 others for claiming Zambian citizenship.
Immigration Division Spokesperson Namati Nshinka said nearly all of the immigrants were arrested for trading with out permits, illegal entry and illegal have.
Meanwhile, the immigration authorities removed 34 illegal immigrants from the country while three international nationals were denied entry into the country.