65 unlawful immigrants arrested in Zambian capital
About 65 “unlawful immigrants” had been arrested in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, after a cleanup reveal, an immigration spokesperson stated on Wednesday.
The unlawful immigrants had been arrested when immigration officers done a neat-up operation in some densely populated residential areas in Lusaka.
Amongst those arrested integrated 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 Department Spokesperson Namati Nshinka stated the majority of the immigrants had been arrested for trading without permits, unlawful entry and unlawful cease.
Meanwhile, the immigration authorities removed 34 unlawful immigrants from the country whereas three foreign nationals had been denied entry into the country.